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Campus Personal Safety Committee

It is the policy of the State University of New York to comply with legal requirements of Article 129A 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 additional requirements 20USC1092(f), also known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Charges of the Committee, 2016- 2017

1. Conduct an audit of the location, use, and effectiveness of all surveillance cameras used for the recording and monitoring of public areas for non-instructional purposes and disseminating the results of that audit to the College community.

2. Coordinate the annual Campus Safety Walk and prepare a report on the walk.

3. Monitor the effectiveness of the system that has been developed for converting campus safety walk observations into Facilities Services work orders, and include the evaluation of the system in the Committee report.

4. Consider the possible benefits and negative impact of equipping the College's police officers with Tasers, and include recommendations on how to proceed in the Committee report.

5. Continue discussions concerning IP video application and installation at campus locations deemed to be critical.

6. Fully implement the plan to educate campus constituents on the College's University Police force's preparedness and procedures for addressing an active shooter incident.