All criminal activity occurring on campus shall be reported immediately to Public Safety, at (651)
846-1322 and/or the St. Paul Police Department, (651) 291-1111. Public Safety will assist the
complainant in completing criminal reports. These reports will also be forwarded to the St. Paul
Police Department. In appropriate cases, Public Safety will assist the St. Paul Police Department
with investigations. Every effort shall be made to ensure that physical evidence is maintained and
protected. Immediate reports will assist in preserving evidence.
All employees, faculty or staff who become aware of an allegation of violation of the College
policy, student code of conduct, civil or criminal law should report the allegation to their
supervisor and Public Safety. The following people with significant responsibility for student and
campus activities (not including counselors) must report potential criminal activity of which they
are aware to the Department of Public Safety:
President, Vice Presidents, Deans, Business Manager, Bookstore Manager, Department
Chairs, Financial Aid Supervisor, Student Life Director, Human Resources Director,
Affirmative Action Officer, Admissions Specialist, Registrar, Equity Facilitator, as well as
any supervisors, and assistants for the College.
These individuals should not attempt to investigate, but should instead report and allow Public
Safety to investigate.
All persons in the College community are encouraged to assist anyone in reporting alleged
criminal activity by contacting Public Safety and/or the St. Paul Police Department, as well as
providing assistance in making the report.
Student Organizations with control of any facility are encouraged to report safety and security
concerns to Public Safety.
Counselors are required to provide statistical information relating to crimes on campus but may
continue to honor the confidentiality of victims.
Saint Paul College Response to Reports
All allegations will be investigated. These investigations may be made in conjunction with the St.
Paul Police Department.
Reports will be classified by the Director of Public Safety in conjunction with the appropriate
police agency according to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Definitions.
When alleged perpetrators are identified as students, the case will be forwarded to the Dean of
Student Development and Services, (651) 846-1360, for investigation and appropriate action.
Criminal investigation, arrest and prosecution can occur independently, before, during or after the
campus judicial process.
The College will issue a timely warning to members of the campus community in cases of
reported murder, sex offenses, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft and any
hate crimes (manifesting evidence of prejudice based on race, religion, sexual orientation or
ethnicity) of murder, forcible rape or aggravated assault, in cases where the Public Safety Officer
(or designee) determines there is a continuing threat. In such cases, warnings will be published
through campus bulletins and newsletters.