Middletown Security Plan

  1. How to report crimes or emergencies
  2. Relationship with Police and Emergency Services
  3. Timely Accurate Reporting
  4. Crime Prevention Program
  5. Victim Support Services
  6. Campus Disciplinary Procedures

I. How to report crimes or emergencies

  1. Dial 9 - 911. State your name, location on campus and "This is a true emergency!", Describe the emergency.
  2. See the Security Officer. The officer can be reached (302) 293-7001.
  3. The on-duty security officer will file an Incident Report.

If an incident involving any of the crimes listed in section IV.G of this plan occurs, a report is to be filed with the Department of University Safety.

In the event of a report of a serious crime which is judged to present a possible risk to other students or employees, timely campus notices will be posted by the Department of University Safety.

II. Relationship with Police & Emergency Services:

  1. All campuses of Wilmington University can reach Police and Emergency Services by dialing 911.
  2. Middletown site is the primary jurisdiction of the Middletown Police Department.

III. Timely Accurate Reporting

The University encourages victims and witnesses to immediately and accurately report all criminal activity or emergencies to a Campus Security Authority: Public Safety Officer, Site Manager, Administrative Assistant or Office Assistant.

  1. A University safety official will assist in notifying law enforcement authorities.

IV. Crime Prevention Program

  1. Wilmington University provides a Security Officer for the Middletown campus when classes are in session. Site Security Guards are not law enforcement officers and do not have arrest authority. Security officers serve as the point of contact with the appropriate local police agencies. The guard is located at the security desk
  2. A receptionist is available to receive and immediately transmit all criminal complaints to the police. Emergencies are transmitted to the 911 emergency number.
  3. Students and staff are asked to store all personal belongings in a safe and secure manner.
  4. Educational materials regarding safety and crime prevention issues such as car theft, property protection, personal safety, drug abuse, etc., are made available by the Department of University Safety.
  5. Information concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained from the Delaware State Bureau of Identification, Sex Offender Central Registry at http://www.state.de.us/dsp/sexoff/index.htm
  6. Annual crime statistics are compiled for all sites by the Department of University Safety. A daily log is also kept and is available upon request. Log books are located at the security desk.
  7. In preparation for the annual disclosure of crime statistics The Registrar and Personnel Departments compile the data needed to insure that a post card regarding how to obtain Security Report information is mailed to all enrolled students and current employees. Post cards for distribution to prospective students and employees are provided to the Admissions and Human Resources departments at all sites.
  8. The following tables represent the statistics concerning crimes and arrests reported at the Middletown site of Wilmington University during the three most recent calendar years.
  Crimes on Campus Non-Campus Buildings Public Property Total
Offense Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012

Criminal Offenses

Murder & non-negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Forcible sex offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-forcible sex offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Robbery
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Aggravated assault
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Burglary
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Motor vehicle theft
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Arson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Hate Crimes

Murder & non-negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Negligent manslaughter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Forcible sex offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Non-forcible sex offenses
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Robbery
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Aggravated assault
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Burglary
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Motor vehicle theft
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Arson
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Any other crime involving bodily injury
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Arrests

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Illegal weapons possession
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Drug law violations
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Liquor law violations
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Disciplinary Actions

Illegal weapons possession
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Drug law violations
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Liquor law violations
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

 

V. Victim Support Service

  1. Contact numbers for counseling, mental health, and other support services for crime victims are listed in the Wilmington University Student Handbook.
  2. In any case involving an alleged sex offense, a victim who does not wish to remain in his/her present class section may be granted a transfer to any other reasonably available class section.

VI. Campus Disciplinary Procedures

The Wilmington University Code of Conduct and campus disciplinary procedures are set forth in detail in the Wilmington University Student Handbook (Code of Conduct may be revised without notification by Wilmington University).

Updated November, 12, 2013