2015-2016 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)

Daily Crime Log

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act, MCW provides a Daily Crime Log. This may be viewed online or there is a hard copy available at the Public Safety Center (Health Research Center, room H1820) during normal business hours.

Introduction and Overview

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

Preparing the Report, Campus Environment, Building Access

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

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).

Campus Crime Statistics

Crime Statistics Mandated by the Jeanne Clery Act

Hate Crime Statistics

There were no reported hate crimes for the years 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Reporting a Crime or Emergency, Campus Counselors, Student Housing

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

Fire Safety, Missing Students, Weapons Policy

As indicated in Public Safety Corporate Policy CO.PS.040 entitled Workplace Violence Prevention “For health, safety, and security reasons, firearms, explosives, flammables, or other dangerous weapons of any kind are not allowed on College property.

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.

Public Safety Programs and Services

Public Safety offers the following prevention-based programs and services to the College community: AEDs, Emergency Phones, Bicycle and vehicle patrol programs.

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.

Jurisdictional Definitions

Jurisdictional Definitions of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking.

Education and Prevention Programs

MCW engages in comprehensive, intentional, and integrated programming, initiatives, strategies, and campaigns intended to end dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

Reporting Procedures-Assault

A guiding principle in the reporting of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking is to avoid possible re-victimizing of the complainant by mandating a specific course of action.


The Medical College of Wisconsin may issue an institutional no contact order if deemed appropriate or at the request of the victim or accused. If MCW receives a report that such an institutional no contact order has been violated, MCW will initiate disciplinary proceedings appropriate to the status of the accused (student, employee, etc.) and will impose sanctions if the accused is found responsible for violating the no contact order.

Campus Disciplinary Procedures in Alleged Sexual Violence Cases

MCW will provide resources, on or off campus or both, to include medical, health, to persons who have been victims of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, and will apply appropriate disciplinary procedures to those who violate this policy.

Disclosures and Disciplinary Processes

MCW policies addressing sexual harassment and other professional misconduct apply to students, staff, and faculty.

Disclosures and Disciplinary Processes continued

Staff disclosure and disciplinary policy

Disclosures and Disciplinary Processes Faculty

Faculty disclosures and disciplinary policy

How to be an Active Bystander and Risk Reduction

Bystanders play a critical role in the prevention of sexual and relationship violence. Bystanders are defined as individuals who observe violence or witness the conditions that perpetuate violence.

Information Concerning Sexual Assault

If you are a victim of sexual assault on campus, call MCW Public Safety (414.955.8299) or dial 9-911 to get help immediately.

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.

Quick Reference Telephone Directory

Quick Reference Telephone Directory

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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