2013 Annual Security Report
Evaluation, Emergency & Safety Procedures
Vehicle Evacuation Route
RVCC Safety & Security
Raritan Valley Community College is concerned about the safety and welfare of its students, faculty and staff and is committed to providing a safe and secure environment. In accordance with Section 485(a) and (f) of the Higher Education Act, also known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, below is summary ofinformation concerning security procedures and crimestatistics.
The Campus Security Department, with thes upport of local, county, and state law enforcement organizations, provides for public safety and facility security. U.S Security Associates, Inc. provides to the College uniformed, unarmed, and qualified security officers who are professionally trained in the College's accepted procedures and policies. The security force functions as an observer and reports individualswho violate campus regulations. The security guards are instructed never to engage in physical contact or force. Where there is criminal activity or endangerment to person or property, Security is instructed to contact Branchburg Police.
Daily reports are submitted to the College, recording all incidents that occur on every shift the times that building checks are performed, any outdoor lights which are not functioning, detailed accounting of all vehicles found to be inviolation of College parking/safety regulations, and all vehicles which have been towed.
Campus Crime Statistics
Pursuant to the Crime Awareness and Security Act, the following statistics reflect the number of criminal offenses reported to for the Branchburg, Bridgewater and Somerset campuses. Statistics are include for all off site locations.
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Registered Sex Offender
No registered sex offenders have been reported to Raritan Valley Community College Security according to NJ Attorney General's guidelines. Information about registered sex offenders in New Jersey can be found by accessing this website: http://www.njsp.org/info/reg_sexoffend.html.
Weapons & Explosive Policy
Weapons, ammunition, fireworks, and other explosives are prohibited on College property, or at any other location where the College offers courses or sponsors events. Off-duty law enforcement officers, who are required to carry their firearms while attending classes, must contact Campus Security for a determination as to how their firearms are to be secured.
This policy does not apply to active law enforcement personnel or to other individuals whose authority and/or requirement to carry firearms is regulated by a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency.