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Preparing the Report – Gathering Campus Crime Statistics

Public Safety (PS) produces the annual disclosure of campus crime statistics.  Information is compiled from the contents of the MCW Daily Crime Log, a thorough review of all incident reports for the calendar year at MCW and information provided by the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Brookfield Police Department, the City of Greenfield Police Department, the City of Waukesha Police Department, the City of Wauwatosa Police Department and the City of West Allis Police Department.

Reports made to the Senior Associate Dean for Education, the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, the Program Coordinator for Student Support Services, the Dean of the Graduate School, the Office of General Counsel, and the Office of Human Resources are also included. 

Campus Environment

Crime statistics in this report reflect incidents that have occurred on the MCW Campus.  The MCW campus includes 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. MCW’s main campus is located at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center (MRMC) with various clinics owned and/or controlled by the College also included.

Within the MCW-controlled campus are the administrative, academic, and research buildings of MCW, including the Basic Science Building, Children’s Research Institute, Health Research Center, MACC Fund Research Center, Medical Education Building, and the Translational and Biomedical Research Center.

Non-Campus buildings or property, as defined below, include the following clinics:  Greenfield Highlands Clinic (4455 South 108th Street, Greenfield, WI), Lincoln Avenue Clinic (11211 West Lincoln Avenue, West Allis, WI), Tosa Center (1155 North Mayfair Road, Wauwatosa, WI), Sunnyslope Health Center (1350 Sunny Slope Road, Brookfield, WI), and Westbrook Health Center (2315 East Moreland Boulevard, Suite 1100, Waukesha, WI).  These clinics are included as they are owned or controlled by MCW in direct support of or in relation to the College’s educational purposes, are frequently used by students and are not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area as the main campus. 

As it relates to the College’s educational mission, Public Safety’s jurisdiction includes the aforementioned academic, administrative, and research areas.  MCW also owns or controls other non-campus properties in the Milwaukee metropolitan area, which are primarily used for non-educational.

Building Access and Security

During business hours, the College is open to members of the campus community, guests and visitors.  All employees and students are issued an ID/access card which enables them to access the facility after hours.  Employees and students are required to openly display their badges at all times while on MCW property.

Academic and administrative building hours vary depending on use.  Access to MCW facilities is dictated by individual business need.  When MCW is officially closed, all exterior doors are secured.  During these times, entry into MCW building is restricted to those individuals possessing the appropriate authorization.  Emergencies may necessitate changes or alterations to building schedules. 

After-hours access is granted through designated exterior doors of the Health Research Center, the MACC Fund Research Center, and the Medical Education Building.  As a public space, the Todd Wehr Library is open to visitors during library business hours.  All library visitors must sign in at the Public Safety Center, H1820, during evening hours and on weekends. See Overview of Public Safety for more information about security provided by Public Safety.

Maintenance of Campus Facilities

Public Safety’s Physical and Technical Security group will conduct risk assessments of campus facilities determined to be problematic.  The survey will look at landscaping, locks, alarms, lighting and communications. Public Safety Officers regularly patrol campus facilities to assess any security issues that may need to be addressed. Recommendations are forwarded to the appropriate parties.

 

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