Annual Campus Security Report

Treasure Valley Community College Crime Statistics

In accordance with the Campus Security Act, Public Law 101-542, Treasure Valley Community College is required to make available statistics of criminal acts that occurred on campus during the school year. Using the FBI definitions for various criminal offenses, these crime statistics reflect on campus criminal acts that were reported:

2013 Campus Security Report (PDF)

 

RESPONSE
TVCC has a small campus security force. In an emergency, dialing 9-911 from campus phones, or 911 from pay phones, connects to the Ontario police and fire departments. In other situations, dial 541-212-9594 or 541-212-9576 for the campus security manager. Campus emergency and criminal incidents should be reported to the security manager as soon as possible. The security manager will notify the appropriate TVCC administrator.

Oregon state law prohibits the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by any person not yet 21 years old. TVCC policy prohibits the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the college campus or while being transported to or from a college-sponsored student activity. Attendance at any college activity while under the influence of alcohol is prohibited.

Oregon state law prohibits the illegal possession, use, or sale of narcotics and habit forming drugs. TVCC policy prohibits possessing, using, or supplying narcotics, habit forming drugs, or hallucinogenics on the campus or at any college-sponsored activity. Attendance at college events while under the influence of any of these illegal substances is prohibited.

Students in violation of college policies are referred to the dean of student services for appropriate action.

Contact the TVCC security office at 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914 or at 541-881-5706 for more details on crime information.

PREVENTION
TVCC security personnel routinely inspect campus lighting to insure the safety of students. If a problem arises with lighting, please report it to the security director at 541-881-5706.

Campus facilities are for the use of students. Policies regarding the access of facilities to non-students can be obtained from the dean of administrative services. Individuals who are acting suspiciously or who are in unauthorized areas need to be reported to the campus security personnel at once.

Remember: Common sense is always the greatest asset in crime prevention. Lock your doors. Don't walk alone. Stay out of dark places. Think safety!

During new student orientation, safety procedures and crime awareness policies and procedures are discussed. Seminars on health and safety related subjects (e.g., prevention of drug and alcohol abuses) are frequently held on campus.