ERIC Number: ED381057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Florida Postsecondary Education Security Information Act. Annual Report of Campus Crime Statistics 1990-92 and Annual Assessment of Physical Plant Safety 1993.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination.
This report contains campus crime statistics for 1990-92 of crimes reported to have occurred on the community colleges, state universities, and independent colleges and universities of Florida, as required by the Florida Postsecondary Education Security Information (FPESI) Act. It also includes an assessment of physical plant safety for 1993 provided by the state universities and independent colleges and universities. The aggregated data for 1991 and 1992 for all categories of institutions show a decrease in robberies and larceny/thefts. Homicides on state universities campuses increased from zero to three, while community colleges and independent colleges and universities reported no homicide offenses. The overall increase in Part 1 Mandatory Offenses as defined by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Reporting Program during 1990-92 was 0.4 percent for state universities, 0.1 percent for community colleges, and 2.3 percent for independent colleges and universities. The report of physical plant safety lists assessments and actions taken by Florida institutions to ensure safety. A table indicates whether or not institutions submitted physical plant safety reports. An appendix includes the statutory provisions of the FPESI Act, the guidelines for completing reports, a report form, and definitions of offenses. (MDM)
Descriptors: Colleges, Community Colleges, Crime, Educational Facilities, Higher Education, Private Colleges, School Safety, State Legislation, State Universities, Universities
Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination, Florida Department of Education, 1001 Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Office of Postsecondary Education Coordination.
Identifiers - Location: Florida