The San Jacinto College Police Department is responsible for preparing and distributing the Annual Security Report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). The Annual Security Report is published every year by October 1st and contains three years of selected campus crime statistics and certain campus security policy statements in accordance with the Clery Act.
The San Jacinto College Police Department composes the Annual Security Report and statistical information with input from various sources such as local law enforcement agencies, Physical Plant, Division of Student Affairs, and Campus Officials.
Designated campus officials or “campus security authorities” include, but are not limited to, directors, deans, department heads, designated Human Resource Department liaison, judicial affairs, and advisors to students/student organizations.
Enacted in 1990, The Student Right to Know and the Campus Security Act was designed to assist students in making decisions which affect their personal safety and to ensure institutions of higher education provide students, prospective students, staff, and faculty the information they need to avoid becoming victims of campus crime.
The Higher Education Act of 1998 and the subsequent amendment of the implementing regulations (34 C.F.R.668.46) significantly expanded institutions’ obligations under the Act. The Act was also renamed the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act” (hereafter the Clery Act). The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to:
Each year, an email notification is sent to all current students, faculty, and staff providing the website to access this report. Upon request, prospective students and employees may obtain a written paper copy of the report, which will be available at the San Jacinto College Police Department located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena Texas 77505 or on the web: http://www.sanjac.edu/student-services/helpful-resources/campus-police.