Kentucky Wesleyan College

The Michael Minger Act Report for 2008
Activity Reported for Calendar Year 2007


Section 1: Campus Security Authority

List campus security authority personnel (definition at KRS 164.948(2)):
Dean of Student Life, Assistant Dean of Student Life, Director of Physical Plant, Resident Directors. Campus Security is outsourced to Moore Security.
Describe the extent and nature of enforcement authority of campus security authority personnel:
The College utilizes an unarmed contracted security service for evening and weekend protection. Security is responsible for calling the Owensboro Police Department who have jurisdiction over any crime at KWC. Specific written guidelines and policies adapted for our facilities and activities have been established in cooperation with the security service. A copy of this agreement and specific officer instructions are maintained in the Physical Plant Office and Business Office. The Dean of Student Life is responsible for the security service and receives copies of daily activity logs maintained by the security officers. As required by federal statutes, criminal activity statistics are maintained by an annual report available on our website.
When security issues arise students are advised to respond by contacting the following: Resident Assistant, Resident Director, Security Guard, and/or Dean of Students.911 is always contacted for an emergency situation.

Describe the working relationship of campus security authority personnel with state and local police agencies:
A collaboration is maintained between KWC security authorities with local and state authorities. Campus Security Personnel or any campus person can contact the Owensboro Police Department who have jurisdiction over any crime at KWC.

Section 2: Description of Information Programs

Describe programs that inform students and employees about:

(a) Campus safety and security
New Student Orientation
Resident Assistant/Resident Director Training
Opening Hall Meetings
Emails from Human Resources
KWC Personnel Handbook
Refer to Campus Safety and Security Plan on our website which is updated annually and also available on the intranet to campus community.
(b) How to report a crime:
When security issues arise, students are advised to respond by contacting the following: Resident Assistant, Resident Director, Security Guard, and/or Dean of Students.

Students should report all incidents of campus crime to the Student Life Office or to a Resident Director. Faculty and staff should report incidents to the Business Office at #3113.



RD Stadium Drive Hall – Miles Mallette #3363

RD Deacon Hall – Lauren Mayhew #3426

RD Kendall Hall – Art Tolliver #3507

RD Peeples Hall – Jill Deibler #3591

RD Massie Hall – Jessica Stein #3658

Student Life Office- #3286

Owensboro Police Dept. - # 687-8888

Emergency Police- #911 (9-911 from an on campus extension)



IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, the officer on duty can be reached by dialing a cellular telephone at 270-929-8609. Contracting the local 911 service is also encouraged for emergencies.



(c) How to prevent crimes:
Crime prevention at Kentucky Wesleyan College is a priority. Every effort is made to help people avoid becoming crime victims. This focus is evident in the crime prevention efforts of the Student Life Office, which presents crime prevention information to all new students. This is provided to instruct students on how to avoid situations which would place them in jeopardy. The educational process continues periodically in residence hall meetings conducted by the resident directors and resident assistants. Personal security issues are discussed with students in a variety of ways during these sessions.



All security information and campus regulations are published in the Student Handbook. More specific notices are also distributed when events or circumstances need to be explained to the campus community. The Student Handbook is distributed annually to every student and is made available to anyone upon request. The Student Handbook is available online. Students, faculty, staff and visitors may request assistance or information from the Student Life Office at extension #3285.


Safety & Security Policies, including suggestions for avoiding dangerous situations, are also distributed annually via e-mail to all faculty, staff and students.

Section 3: Statements of Policies and Procedures

(a) Provide the institution’s policy statement on making Special Reports to the campus community of crimes that present a safety or security threat to students or employees. KRS 164.9481(d)
Upon instances that are deemed to pose a safety or security threat to students or employees, a communication will be released from the Campus Security Authority Personnel or Dean of Students.
(b) If the institution provides student housing facilities, describe the institution’s procedure for disclosing the existence or nonexistence of automatic fire suppression systems in on-campus housing facilities. KRS 164.9492
During check-in of residential student population into campus housing, residents are required to read, complete and sign a fire sprinkler declaration.
(c) If the institution provides student housing facilities, provide the institution’s policy for giving students with disabilities priority for first-floor housing. KRS 164.9495 (1)
Kentucky Wesleyan College housing policy follows Kentucky state law which states each college or university is required to give priority for first floor housing to disabled students who notify the institutions of their disablity. If first floor housing is unavailable, then the institution allows the student to seek alternative or off-campus housing.
(d) If the institution provides student housing facilities, describe the institution’s policy for maintaining a record of any on-campus housing assignment for students with disabilities, and the procedure for alerting safety and emergency personnel of the location of students with disabilities. KRS 164.9495 (2)
A student database is maintained with all on campus housing assignments, and this document also notes residents with special needs. In the event of an emergency, our campus safety authority personnel have been advised as to the location and required accomodations of the residents with special needs.

Section 4: Crime Table

Crime Category Total Campus Property Crimes Residential Facility Crimes Recognized, Leased, Owned, Controlled Property Crimes Public Property Crimes
Arson 0 0 0 0
Assault 0 0 0 0
Burglary 2 1 0 0
Criminal Damage 0 0 0 0
Manslaughter 0 0 0 0
Menacing 0 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0
Murder 0 0 0 0
Reckless Homicide 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses - Forcible 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses - Non-forcible 0 0 0 0
Stalking 0 0 0 0
Terroristic Threatening 0 0 0 0
Theft 5 3 0 0
Wanton Endangerment 0 0 0 0
Weapons Possession 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Race 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Gender 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Religion 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Sexual Orientation 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Ethnic 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Disability 0 0 0 0
Arrest Only: Drug-related Violations 0 0 0 0
Arrest Only: Liquor-law Violations 0 0 0 0
Arrest Only: Other Alcohol Violations 0 0 0 0

Section 5: Criminal Attempts Table

Crime Category Total Campus Property Crimes Residential Facility Crimes Recognized, Leased, Owned, Controlled Property Crimes Public Property Crimes
Arson 0 0 0 0
Assault 0 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0 0
Criminal Damage 0 0 0 0
Manslaughter 0 0 0 0
Menacing 0 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0
Murder 0 0 0 0
Reckless Homicide 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses - Forcible 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses - Non-forcible 0 0 0 0
Stalking 0 0 0 0
Terroristic Threatening 0 0 0 0
Theft 0 0 0 0
Wanton Endangerment 0 0 0 0
Weapons Possession 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Race 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Gender 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Religion 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Sexual Orientation 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Ethnic 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Disability 0 0 0 0

Section 6: Incidents Table

Crime Category Total Campus Property Crimes Residential Facility Crimes Recognized, Leased, Owned, Controlled Property Crimes Public Property Crimes
Arson 0 0 0 0
Assault 0 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0 0
Criminal Damage 0 0 0 0
Manslaughter 0 0 0 0
Menacing 0 0 0 0
Motor Vehicle Theft 0 0 0 0
Murder 0 0 0 0
Reckless Homicide 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses - Forcible 0 0 0 0
Sex Offenses - Non-forcible 0 0 0 0
Stalking 0 0 0 0
Terroristic Threatening 0 0 0 0
Theft 0 0 0 0
Wanton Endangerment 0 0 0 0
Weapons Possession 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Race 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Gender 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Religion 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Sexual Orientation 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Ethnic 0 0 0 0
Prejudice: Bias - Disability 0 0 0 0
Drug-Related Violations 0 0 0 0
Liquor-law Violations 0 0 0 0
Other Alcohol Violations 0 0 0 0
Report run 10/8/2008