Crime Awareness & Campus Security Act Report
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is the federal law, originally known as the Campus Security Act, which requires that all students and employees receive certain information concerning security services, crime prevention, access to campus, and crime statistics.
The McKendree Annual Crime Report from the Department of Public Safety is available on the U.S. Department of Education Office of Postsecondary Educations Campus Security Statistics Website. It is your direct link to reported criminal offenses for more than 6,000 colleges and universities in the United States.
Procedures to report criminal actions or other emergencies occurring on campus.
To assist in the protection of property and safety of personnel, the university provides a Department of Public Safety. The Chief of Public Safety is located in Pearsons Hall, room 210, and the general Public Safety Office is located at 535 Monroe St. The Public Safety Office may be reached by telephone at (618) 537-6911 or pager at (618) 325-1818. Call 9-911 from a faculty or staff phone or 7-911 from a student phone for the Lebanon Police and Fire Departments or Emergency Medical Services. Selected Physical Plant personnel can communicate directly with the Public Safety Department via two-way radio. The Public Safety Department is capable of radio communication with the Lebanon Police and Fire Departments.
Response to reports of criminal actions or other emergencies occurring on campus, Kentucky Centers report criminal activity to the local police department.
The Department of Public Safety staff will respond to all criminal actions and/or emergencies occurring on campus. The Lebanon Police Department will respond to reports of criminal actions or emergencies when requested.
Policies concerning campus law enforcement.
The Department of Public Safety is established by Illinois Revised Statute Chapter 144, Section 2951 and McKendree Policies and Procedures Section 5.3.14. The staff of the Department of Public Safety has no arrest powers. An effective working relationship is maintained with the Lebanon Police Department.
Security of and access to campus facilities. Security considerations in the maintenance of campus facilities.
The university has written policies concerning access to campus facilities. The policy states that no person will enter into and/or utilize any university facility without proper authorization. All visitors, guests, and members of the opposite sex are required to register their entrance and exit from designated residence halls during hours for 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. (midnight), daily. All faculty, staff, and student members of the university community are issued a personalized identification card, with their picture, identifying the bearer as a member of the campus community. The Department of Public Safety staff conducts weekly checks of campus lighting and reports all inoperative lights to the Physical Plant for repair. Inspections of fire warning and fire suppression systems are conducted on a routine basis.
Students and employees of the university are informed about safety and security concerns through the university newspaper, new student orientations, employee/student handbooks, or any other means deemed necessary by the university.
Information concerning registered sex offenders in the State of Illinois.
Information about local sex offenders registered with the State of Illinois as required by Illinois law may be obtained at the Illinois State Police web site, www.isp.state.il.us, or by contacting the Lebanon Police Department at 403 West St. Louis Street, Lebanon, IL 62254 or by calling the Lebanon Police Department at (618) 537-6131 or (618) 537-4955.