ERIC Number: ED381038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Postsecondary Education Security Information Act. Annual Report of Campus Crime Statistics 1991-93 and Annual Assessment of Physical Plant Safety 1994.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination.
This state-mandated report presents crime statistics at higher education institutions in Florida and an assessment of physical plant security. The crime data list numbers of homicides, forcible sex offenses, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries/breaking and entering, larcenies and thefts, and motor vehicle thefts for each state university, community college, and independent college/university for 1991, 1992, and 1993. Totals for all crimes by type of institution are included. The assessment of plant safety lists each institution and notes whether safety reports had been received from each. The summary of findings notes the following: (1) for state universities, homicides, forcible sex offenses, aggravated assaults, and burglary all declined from 1992 to 1993 while robberies, larceny, and motor vehicle theft increased; (2) for community colleges, aggravated assault and burglary decreased while all other categories increased; (3) for independent colleges and universities, there were decreases in robberies and aggravated assaults though sex offenses, burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft increased. Appendixes detail the statutory reporting provisions, offer guidelines for completing reports, and define offenses. (JB)
Descriptors: Campuses, Community Colleges, Crime, Educational Facilities, Higher Education, Homicide, Private Colleges, Rape, School Security, State Universities, Stealing, Violence
Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination, 1101 Florida Education Center, Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, FL 32399.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Community
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination.
Identifiers - Location: Florida