The College of Idaho's Annual Security Report
This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by The College of Idaho; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus safety, such as policies concerning sexual assault and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Campus Safety or it can be downloaded here (pdf file).
Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990
This legislation requires the disclosure of information on completion and graduation rates, as well as security policies and procedures, crimes and crime rates. This information is in a variety of campus publications, including the Student Handbook, and is available upon request. In compliance with the Campus Security Act, the college is furnishing the following information:
The College of Idaho Department of Campus Safety is the safety and security division of the college. Officers are assigned to this department after a complete and thorough background investigation. Annual, on-going training is provided. Many officers come from a variety of safety and security backgrounds including law enforcement, fire department, military, and private security. These officers are supervised by the Director of Campus Safety. The officers handle the full range of public safety services and enforce all laws as well as college policies.
The college works closely with the Caldwell Police Department, Canyon County Sheriff and Prosecutor's Victim/Witness Program. Any reports of incidents involving C of I students, on or off campus, are forwarded to the Dean of Student Affairs (or his designee) so that the best interests of students, employees and the community can be served. C of I considers personal safety a priority. Incident reports and safety concerns are reviewed and acted upon according to professional law enforcement standards and College of Idaho policies.
Students are required to comply with the directives of Campus Safety officers and any college official in performance of their assigned duties. Students are required to present valid identification when requested to do so. Campus Safety officers may detain a suspect when there is reasonable suspicion or probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed.
Campus Safety is responsible for the enforcement of policies, rules and regulations set forth by The College of Idaho, and to report criminal violations to the proper authorities. To report crimes or emergencies, members of the college community should call 459-5151 if off campus or x5151 from any campus extension. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-911 from any campus extension or press the red button on any courtesy phone located throughout the campus. Be prepared to advise the dispatcher where the emergency is located.
Access to facilities
Campus Safety personnel are responsible for locking and unlocking buildings. This includes opening buildings for special events. Calls for service are prioritized, and life-endangering calls hold a higher priority then building entry.
Maintenance of safety on campus
The college maintains a strong commitment to campus safety. Campus safety officers and designated representatives of the physical plant survey the grounds of the campus to ensure that lighting and vegetation meet safety standards. Members of the campus community are encouraged to report any lighting deficiencies or other safety concerns to Physical Plant at x5551 or Campus Safety x5151.
Law enforcement authority and interagency relationships
The College of Idaho Campus Safety department maintains a close working relationship with the Caldwell Police Department, the Caldwell Fire Department and the Canyon County Sheriff's Office.
Safety awareness and crime prevention programs
The college supports a variety of safety awareness and crime prevention programs through Campus Safety and other college departments.
Information concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained by contacting the Idaho State Police Headquarters, 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian, ID 83642 -- (208) 884-7000 You may also view the sex offender registry with the Idaho State Police at http://www.isp.idaho.gov/sor_id/