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Reporting Criminal Incidents

Crimes should be reported to a designated campus security authority to ensure inclusion in the annual crime statistics and to aid in providing timely warning notices to the community, when appropriate.


CAMPUS SECURITY AUTHORITY

Napier Avenue Campus / Mendel Center  / Beckwith Hall 269-927-8100 Room
Director Public Safety/Evening Administrator ext. 7060 S111
Executive Director, Facilities Management ext. 8611 S105
Vice President, Student Services ext. 8120 A205
Director, Intercollegiate Athletics ext. 8165 D102a
Assistant Athletic Director ext. 6192 D102b
Director, Student Life ext. 8150 A200a
Security Guard ext. 5041 S109
Title IX Coordinator ext. 8102 A305
Coaches
Club Advisors
Director of Housing ext. 8167 D113
Assistant Director for Beckwith Hall ext. 8190 D122
Resident Assistants
Bertrand Crossing Campus
Executive Dean 269-695-2795 101a
Director, Student Services 269-861-0803 101b
Security Guard 269-449-2369
South Haven Campus
Interim Executive Dean 269-637-7503 SH121
Director, Student Services 269-637-7526 SH116
Security Guard 269-639-8442
M-TEC
Associate Dean, Community & Business Services 269-926-4297 MT101
Business Office Manager 269-926-4296 MT101
Security Guard 269-325-1489


Campus security authorities will promptly report if they observe any crime listed below or if any person reveals to them that he/she learned of or was the victim of, a perpetrator of, or witness to any crime listed below. The reporter will immediately complete an Incident Report and send or forward to the Lake Michigan College Facilities Management Department, attn: Executive Director, Facilities Management or Public Safety Director/Evening Administrator. This applies to crimes on any LMC campus, public property adjacent to each campus and locations at which other College activities are taking place.

1. Types of offenses 
     a. Criminal homicide
          -Murder and non-negligent manslaughter
          -Negligent manslaughter
     b. Sex offenses 
          -Forcible
          -Non-forcible
     c. Robbery
     d. Aggravated assault
     e. Burglary
     f. Motor vehicle theft
     g. Arson
     h. domestic violence
     i. dating violence
     j. stalking incidents


2. Hate Crimes
– Discloses whether any of the above-mentioned offenses and the crimes of larceny-theft, simple assaults, intimidation, destruction/damage/vandalism of property and any other crime involving bodily injury, were hate crimes.

3. Arrests and referrals for disciplinary action for:
     a. Illegal weapons possession
     b. Violation of drug and liquor laws

Lake Michigan College uses a contracted security service to assist with campus security. Security guards are a source to which students, employees and visitors can report criminal offenses. Campus security guards do not have police authority.

Confidential Reporting
If you are the victim of a crime and do not want to pursue action with the college system or the criminal justice system, you may still want to consider making an anonymous report. A campus security official can file a report on the details of the incident without revealing your identity. The purpose of a confidential report is to comply with your wish to keep the matter confidential, while taking steps to ensure the future safety of yourself and others. With such information, the college can keep an accurate record of the number of incidents involving students, determine where there is a pattern of crime with regard to a particular location, method, or assailant, and alert the campus community to potential danger. Reports filed in this manner are counted and disclosed in the annual crimes statistics for the institution.

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