New Castle 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. Dial 325-3333 (Security officer). State your name, location on campus and describe the emergency.
  3. Dial 3333 from any WU telephone. State your name, location on campus and describe the emergency.

If an incident involving any of the crimes listed in section IV of this plan occurs, a report is to be filed with 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 and Emergency Services

  1. All campuses of Wilmington University can reach Police and other Emergency services through 911.
  2. New Castle Campus is the primary jurisdiction of the Delaware State Police.

III. Timely Accurate Reporting

The University encourages victims and witnesses to immediately and accurately report all criminal activity or emergencies to a University constable, other campus security authority, or law enforcement agency.

  1. A campus security authority will assist in notifying law enforcement authorities.

IV. Crime Prevention Program

  1. Wilmington University provides 24 hour security coverage at the New Castle campus.
  2. Exterior lighting is installed to facilitate safe movement at all points on campus. Safety-related campus maintenance items are assigned a high priority by the Buildings and Grounds department.
  3. Students and staff are asked to safely store and secure personal belongings.
  4. Emergency call boxes and telephones exist at 14 locations on campus. Click here to see the locations.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. In preparation for the annual disclosure of crime statistics, requests for specific crime statistics are sent to the state bureau of identification and military institutions where Wilmington University offers courses. In addition, crimes reported to the Department of University Safety are compiled to assure accurate reporting. All campus security authorities are instructed to contact the WU Department of University Safety of any criminal activity which comes to their attention. The Registrar and Human Resources 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 employees. Post cards for distribution to prospective students and employees are provided to the Admissions and Human Resources departments at all sites.
  9. The following tables represent the statistics concerning crimes and arrests reported at the New Castle campus 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
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
Negligent manslaughter
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
Non-forcible sex offenses
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
Aggravated assault
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Burglary
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
1
0
0
Motor vehicle theft
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
Arson
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
Negligent manslaughter
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
Non-forcible sex offenses
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
Aggravated assault
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
Motor vehicle theft
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
Any other crime involving bodily injury
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Crimes on Campus
Non-Campus Buildings
Public Property
Total
Offense Type
2009
2010
2011
2012
2009
2010
2011
2012
2010
2011
2012
2009
2010
2011
2012

Arrests

Illegal weapons possession
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
Liquor law violations
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
Drug law violations
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


*Wilmington University has no residence halls

V. Victim Support Services

  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