Institutions of higher education must publish an annual report regarding the occurrence of specific crimes on the campus.
Crime Statistics Report
Carroll College is required to report crime statistics and fire statistics each year in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and the Campus SAVE Act. The Office of Residence Life prepares the Annual Campus Security, Sexual Violence Prevention and Fire Safety Report. This year's report reflects crime and fire statistics that were reported to the college in the calendar years 2017, 2016 and 2015. Crime and fire statistics are posted annually to the Department of Education website by October 1st.
Source of Crime Statistics
The numbers provided in the crime statistics report for Carroll College reflect incidents reported to the college's Title IX Coordinator, Victim Advocate, Student Conduct Administrator, Securitas officers and Helena Police. The statistics reflect incidents on campus, incidents off-campus reported to the college, and incidents involving our students that Helena Police report to the college.
2018 Carroll College Climate Survey Forum
In 2015 and again in 2018, a Campus Climate survey was conducted by the Gender Studies faculty where students shared their perceptions. In October 2015, the results and details were presented to faculty, students and staff by Jamie Dolan, Debra Bernardi, Elle Barta, Lauren Scofield, and Leslie Angel. Then Vice President of Student Life Dr. Jim Hardwick and Ryan Liberg of Admission also presented about the work that the college already has done to improve campus safety and what will be some of the campus' ongoing efforts on this front. View the online presentation.
The 2014 statistics are included in the 2015-16 Carroll College Student Handbook. Annual Security, Sexual Violence Elimination and the Fire Safety Report are included.
Highlights of the 2014 statistics include:
- Under Criminal Offenses, the college received 2 reports of forcible sex offenses, 1 report of dating violence, 2 reports of stalking, 1 report of aggravated assault and 2 reports of burglary in the residence halls.
- Under Hate Offenses, the college received 1 report of forcible sex offense in the residence hall.
- Under Arrests, the college received 1 report of a liquor law offense and 35 reports of liquor law violations resulting in disciplinary action or judicial referral on campus.
- For the past three calendar years (2014, 2013, 2012), the college received no reports of the following criminal offenses: murder/non-negligent manslaughter, non-forcible sex offense, robbery, motor vehicle theft, arson, negligent manslaughter, larceny theft, simple assault, intimidation, destruction/damage/vandalism of property, or any other crime involving bodily injury.
- Carroll College compiled data for three new criminal offenses--domestic violence, dating violence and stalking--as required by federal law:
In accordance with Clery Act requirements, Carroll College's most recent Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report are available online. If you have any questions, please contact Maureen Ward, Director of Community Living, O'Connell Hall 207, (406) 447-4378, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2013 Annual Security Report
- 2013 Fire Safety Report