UVM Police Services
University of Vermont
Campus Security Authority Reporting Form
If you are a Campus Security Authority (CSA) and you have become aware of an (alleged) crime occurring on or near campus property, please use this form to report required information. As a CSA, you must include your name and contact information in the event follow-up is needed. If confidentiality is requested by the victim, the victim‘s name(s) need not be included in Section I of this Form.
If you believe there is an immediate or ongoing threat to the safety of an individual(s), call 911.
If an alleged victim wishes to file a police report, please advise and assist them to contact UVM Police Services directly at (802) 656-3473. In the event of an emergency, always call 911.
If you need assistance filling out this form, or otherwise require an accommodation, please contact UVM Police Services at (802) 656-3473.
Clery Act Crime Definitions*
- Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaughter:
- The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. NOTE: deaths caused by negligence, attempts to kill, assaults to kill, suicides, accidental deaths, and justifiable homicides are excluded.
- Negligent Manslaughter:
- The killing of another person through gross negligence.
- 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. Note: It is not necessary that injury result from an aggravated assault when a gun, knife or other weapon is used which could or probably would result in a serious potential injury if the crime were successfully completed.
- 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.
- 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 a 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 joy riding.)
- The 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 kind.
Sex Offenses - Forcible:
Any sexual act directed against 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.
- 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). This includes the forcible rape of both males and females.
- 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. An object or instrument is anything used by the offender other than the offender’s genitalia.
- 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 - Non-forcible
Unlawful, non-forcible sexual intercourse.
- Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
- Statutory Rape:
- Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.
In addition to the offenses against persons and offenses against property listed above, where a victim is intentionally selected because of their actual or perceived race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity/national origin, or disability, or other protected category specified by University policy, the following crimes shall be reported according to the category of bias evidenced.
- Simple Assault:
- The unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.
- To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
- The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Constructive possession is the condition in which a person does not have physical custody or possession, but is in a position to exercise dominion or control over a thing.
- Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property:
- The willful or malicious destruction, damage, defacing, or other injury to real or personal property without the consent of the owner or the person having custody or control of it.
*All crime definitions have been adopted from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook (UCR) and, for sex offenses, the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Edition of the UCR.
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