Policy Number: 87

Reporting Criminal Activity on Campus


Reporting criminal activity


Employees and students

Date Reviewed: March 2008

Responsible Office: The University of Texas Police Department

Responsible Executive: Chief of Police


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ("university") collects specified information on campus crime statistics and security measures and reports this information to all students, employees and interested persons.


A. Reporting of Crimes to The University of Texas Police Department ("UTPD") by Campus Officials

The following individuals are required to report crimes and offenses to UTPD, if UTPD has not already been made aware of the crime or offense:

B. Annual Security Report

Every September, UTPD will publish and distribute an annual report of campus security policies and crime statistics to all current students and employees and will submit a copy of the report to the Secretary of Education. The Registrar will provide notice of the availability of the report to prospective students. Human Resources will provide notice of the availability of the report to prospective employees. Additionally, each school will post notice of the report on their websites. Upon request, UTPD will provide a full copy of the report to prospective students, employees or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

The annual campus crime statistics report will include all information required by law.

C. Record-keeping Requirements

UTPD will retain the records on crime statistics for three years following the last year the information was included in the annual report.

D. Campus Crime Log

UTPD will keep a daily log that records crimes by their nature, date, time, general location and disposition of complaint. The crime log for the most recent 60-day period is open to public inspection during normal business hours. UTPD will make any portion of the log older than 60 days available within two business days of a request. Disclosure of the log will not be made if release of the information would:


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