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Crime Statistics and Reporting

The SMCC Public Safety Department Director is responsible for gathering data used to prepare the annual campus crime statistics report.

This data is obtained from reports made to SMCC Public Safety; the Phoenix, Tempe and Chandler Police Departments; the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office; and College Security Authorities.

Campus crime data is gathered the same day that it is reported. Data is obtained annually from the Phoenix Police Department and compared with the data gathered at the college. The resulting data is used to prepare the annual crime statistics report.

The following statistics were gathered in accordance with the guidelines established under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. §1092(f). The crime definitions outlined in the FBI’s National Incident-Based Reporting System, as modified by the Hate Crime Statistics Act, were utilized in compiling the numbers. View UCR Crime Definitions.