2016-2017 Annual Campus Safety Report

This information, prepared in compliance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, outlines the College's security policies and discloses campus crime statistics for the three most recent completed calendar years. A paper copy of this document may be obtained by contacting the Medical College of Wisconsin, Public Safety, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226 or by calling (414) 955-8295.

In addition to the information contained in this report, current College policies and procedures are published in the Administrative Policies and Procedures Handbook, Faculty Information Handbook, Graduate Student Handbook and the Medical Student Handbook.

Annual Campus Safety Report (PDF)

Overview of Public Safety

Public Safety at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to providing the safest environment possible for work and study.

Preparing the Report

Public Safety (PS) produces the annual disclosure of campus crime statistics.

Campus Environment

MCW campuses include the buildings and property owned and/or controlled by MCW, as well as facilities used in direct support of, or in relation to, its educational purposes and any public property running through or immediately adjacent to the main campus as well as MCW owned and leased spaces.

Relationship with the Community

Public Safety's relationship with its constituency is vital to achieving and preserving a safe and secure campus environment.

Authority of Public Safety & Relationship with Law Enforcement Agencies

The MCW campus is under the jurisdiction of both MCW Public Safety and the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO).

Building Access and Security

During regular business hours, MCW campuses are open to members of the campus community, guests and visitors.

Maintenance of Campus Facilities

Public Safety’s Physical Risk group continually conducts risk assessments of campus facilities.

Reporting a Crime or Emergency

MCW constituents are required to accurately and promptly report any criminal offense or suspected criminal activity directly to Public Safety.

Voluntary Confidential Reporting

When reporting criminal offense or suspected criminal activity to Public Safety, students and employees may remain anonymous if they wish.

Campus Counselors

MCW provides a confidential counseling and assessment program designed to address the emotional and mental wellbeing of MCW’s employees.

Student Housing

The Medical College of Wisconsin campus does not include housing facilities on either of its campuses (Milwaukee or Green Bay).

Fire Safety Disclosures

The Higher Education Act requires institutions with on-campus student housing facilities to maintain a fire log and publish an annual Fire Safety Report. As stated previously, neither MCW campus includes housing facilities of any type nor therefore are these requirements not applicable.

Missing Students

MCW is not required to comply with missing student notification regulations, per the Higher Education Act, because it does not maintain on-campus housing facilities of any kind.

Weapons Policy

MCW prohibits the carrying, possession, or use of any dangerous weapon on owned or leased MCW property.

Campus Crime Statistics & Hate Crime Statistics - MCW Milwaukee

Crime Statistics Mandated by the Jeanne Clery Act.

Campus Crime Statistics & Hate Crime Statistics - MCW Green Bay

Crime Statistics Mandated by the Jeanne Clery Act.

Timely Warnings

When Public Safety is notified that a serious campus crime has occurred which presents a continued threat to the campus community, notices and instructions will be communicated to students and employees in an effort to prevent similar crimes.

Emergency Planning

Public Safety is responsible for developing the Emergency Organization Plan and its appendices and annexes for use by the MCW community in responding to and recovering from any type of emergency situation that may present itself.

Mass Notification

The mass notification system is only used for critical, timely emergency notifications, to include weather related campus closings and other significant events

Crime Prevention and Security Awareness Programs

Public Safety is committed to delivering community oriented programs and services and offers educational opportunities and training to MCW students and employees.

Alcoholic Beverages

Medical College of Wisconsin policies and procedures, including the enforcement practices of Public Safety, are consistent with applicable local, state, and federal laws regarding the possession, use, and/or sale of alcoholic beverages.

Illegal Drugs

Medical College of Wisconsin policies and procedures, including the enforcement practices of Public Safety, are consistent with applicable local, state, and federal laws regarding the possession, use, and/or sale of illegal drugs.

Preventing and Responding to Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

MCW does not discriminate in its educational programs or employment practices. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are types of sex discrimination.

Sex Offender Registry

This registry contains detailed program information and an offender search capability by offender name or specific location

Report Availability

A paper copy of this document may be obtained by contacting Medical College of Wisconsin Public Safety.

Crime Prevention Tips

Crime prevention tips including Personal Safety, Residential safety, campus safety and workplace safety.

Appendix A - Definitions

Geographic Area Definitions on-campus and non- campus buildings or property.

Contact Information

A quick reference guide for Public Safety contacts, important MCW departments as well as community and national information.

Contact Us

Public Safety Center
Health Research Center, Room H1820
Emergency: (414) 955-8299 | Non-Emergency: (414) 955-8295

Access and Parking Service Center
Health Research Center, Room H1860
(414) 955-8471 

Central Administration
Medical Education Building, Room M0740
(414) 955-8424 | Fax: (414) 955-6557

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