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Crime Statistics

On Campus

The following statistics are reported for all "On Campus" locations, which are defined as "any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and property that is within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution that is owned by the institution."

For a paper copy of this report, contact the Campus Life or Dean of Students Offices.

On campus criminal offenses:

Offense 2010 2011 2012
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Non-forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0
Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0



On campus arrest statistics:

Violation 2010 2011 2012
Liquor Law Violation 0 0 0
Drug Law Violation 0 0 0
Illegal Weapons Possession 0 0 0



On campus disciplinary referrals:

Disciplinary Referral 2010 2011 2012
Liquor Law Violation 0 0 0
Drug Law Violation 0 0 0
Illegal Weapons Possession 0 0 0

Residence Halls

The following statistics are reported for all student residences, a subset of "On Campus" crimes and includes those crimes that were reported to have occurred in dormitories or other residential.

Residence Hall criminal offenses:

Offense 2010 2011 2012
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Burglary 0 1 0
Forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Non-forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0
Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0



Residence Hall arrest statistics:

Violation 2010 201 2012
Liquor Law Violation 0 0 0
Drug Law Violation 0 0 0
Illegal Weapons Possession 0 0 0



Residence Hall disciplinary referrals:

Disciplinary Referral 2010 2011 2012
Liquor Law Violation 0 0 0
Drug Law Violation 0 0 0
Illegal Weapons Possession 0 0 0

Hate Crimes

The following statistics are reported for crimes that have manifest evidence that the victim was intentionally selected because of the victim's actual or perceived race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, or disability.

For a paper copy of this report, contact the Provost's Office.

On Campus hate crimes:

Crime 2010 2011 2012
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Non-forcible Sex Offense 0 0 0
Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0
Murder and Non-Negligent Manslaughter 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0

The SIT Graduate Institute maintains a written fire log that records any fire that occurs in an on‐campus student housing facility. To view a hard copy of the current Fire Log, please contact the Director of Residence Life at (802) 258‐3365. An up‐to‐date electronic version of this Fire Log is listed below:

Summary of Fires
Year 2010 2011 2012
Name of facility: Fires Injuries Death Fires Injuries Death Fires Injuries Death
Black Mountain 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bolton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dickinson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ellsworth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gamble 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Janeway 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lowey International Center 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act

The Federal Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act requires colleges and universities to issue a statement advising the campus community where state law enforcement agency information concerning registered sex offender may be obtained. The act also requires registered sex offenders to provide state officials notice of each institution of higher education in that state at which the offender is employed, carries on a vocation, or is a student.

How to Inquire
Members of the SIT Graduate Institute community may request information about sex offenders in Vermont at the Vermont Crime Information Center, Sex Offender Registry. Telephone: 802 241-5400 or visit their Web site.

Definitions for Campus Crime Reporting

The Campus Security Act (1990, 1994) and Jeanne Clery Act (1998, 2000) mandated the use of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting typology for campus crime reporting. The list is included below. The definitions are extracted from the following sources: the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook, the National Incident-based Reporting System edition of the Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook, and the Higher Education Amendment of 1998.

Criminal Homicide: Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter
The willful (nonnegligent) killing of one human being by another.
Criminal Homicide: Manslaughter by Negligence
The killing of another person through gross negligence
Sex Offenses-Forcible
Any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that persons will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.
  • Forcible Rape:
    The carnal knowledge of a person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity (or because of his/her youth).
  • Forcible Sodomy:
    Oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
  • Sexual Assault With An Object:
    The use of an object or instrument to unlawfully penetrate, however slightly, the genital or anal opening of the body of another person, forcibly and/or against that person's will; or not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
  • Forcible Fondling:
    The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification; forcibly and/or against that person's will; or, not forcibly or against the person's will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental incapacity.
Sex Offenses -Nonforcible
Unlawful, non-forcible sexual intercourse.
  • Incest: Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
  • Statutory Rape: Nonforcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.
Robbery
The taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
Aggravated Assault
An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. (It is not necessary that injury result from an aggravated assault when a gun, knife, or other weapon is used which could and probably would result in serious personal injury if the crime were successfully completed.)
Burglary
The unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft. For reporting purposes this definition includes: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or felony; breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny; housebreaking; safecracking; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
Motor Vehicle Theft
The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. (Classify as motor vehicle theft all cases where automobiles are taken by persons not having lawful access even though the vehicles are later abandoned, including joyriding.)
Hate (Prejudice) Crimes
Crimes (murder, sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, manslaughter, arson, etc.) involving bodily injury to any person in which the victim is intentionally selected because of actual or perceived race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability condition.
Arson
Any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, or personal property of another.
Weapon Law Violations
The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapons offenses, regulatory in nature, such as: manufacture, sale, or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons; and all attempts commit any of the aforementioned.
Drug Abuse Violations
Violations of State and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include: opium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadone); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, Benzedrine).
Liquor Law Violations
The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned. (Drunkenness and driving under the influence are not included in this definition.)

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