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Campus Safety Advisory Committee

It is the policy of the State University of New York to comply with legal requirements of Article 129-A of New York State Educational Law §6431. Accordingly, the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York has adopted written rules requiring campuses to establish campus safety advisory committees. These committees will provide advice and written reports on issues relating to personal safety on the campus, as well as, perform identified requirements 20 USC §1092(f), also known as the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act."

Charges of the Committee

  • Coordinate the annual campus safety review and prepare a report on the review
  • Review University Police use of force investigations for compliance with department policy, if needed
  • Review University Police citizen complaint investigations for compliance with department policy, if needed
  • Develop effective mechanisms to communicate the work of the committee and advance UPD transparency on campus and the community.  This transparency should include sharing the outcomes of use of force reviews, survey results, and any other best practices of transparency with law enforcement agencies.
  • Evaluate signage, markings, and/or regulations pertaining to pedestrian safety on campus
  • Include a status report at each regular meeting regarding status of the Blue Light Emergency telephones on campus
  • Committee to consider other matters related to the personal safety of the members of our College community as they come to its attention