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Annual Campus Security & Fire Safety Report

Title II of Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (Public Law 101-542), known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), requires the disclosure of crime statistics for the most recent three calendar years, as well as disclosure of the institution's current security policies. Institutions of higher education are also required to issue emergency notifications or timely warnings when necessary.

The annual security and fire-safety report includes crime statistics for following categories:

  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter
  • Negligent manslaughter
  • Forcible sex offenses
  • Non-forcible sex offenses
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Burglary
  • Motor vehicle theft
  • Arson
  • Hate crimes
  • Arrests and Referrals:
  • Weapons possession
  • Drug law
  • Liquor law

Widener University must comply with the requirements of this act, which is enforced by the United States Department of Education.

The Campus Safety Department is responsible for collecting all crime reports from campus security authorities and local police for inclusion in the annual security report.