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Clery Crime & Fire Safety Report

These reports are prepared in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Campus Safety and Security Act. This report is prepared in cooperation with the local law enforcement agencies surrounding our main campus and noncampus property sites, as well as administrative offices on campus.

Check the Department of Education campus safety website to look up and compare crime data from any college or university in the country. If you have any questions about anything contained in this report, please contact the Smith College Department of Campus Safety. For a printed copy, please contact the appropriate office at the phone numbers listed on this website.


Campus Security Authority Reporting

Who Are Campus Security Authorities (CSAs)?

Clery Act regulations define “campus security authorities” as: 

  • An institution’s campus police or security department 
  • Other individuals with security responsibilities, such as those monitoring access to campus property (e.g., parking lots, residence halls, and athletic venues)
  • Individuals or organizations designated in the institution’s security policy as those to whom students and employees should report crimes 
  • Officials with significant responsibility for student and campus activities, such as student housing, student discipline, and campus judicial proceedings

What Are CSAs Required to Do?

A CSA who receives a report of a Clery crime from anyone—with or without a connection to the institution—must report it to the designated official or office, usually the campus security or police department. If the CSA believes the report was made in good faith, they are required to report all available information, such as the date and location of the crime, even if the victim is unknown or does not want to file a criminal charge.

A CSA should report the matter to the designated person or office whether or not they are sure the incident qualifies as a Clery crime. Here, the CSA’s obligation ends. CSAs should not attempt to investigate crimes, determine the truth, or persuade reluctant victims to come forward. Those duties belong to campus or local law enforcement.

Reporting

Smith College is committed to establishing and supporting an environment where students, faculty, employees, volunteers and guests can take full advantage of the academic and social offerings in a manner that supports the health, safety, and well-being of all individuals. 

If members of our community observe behaviors inconsistent with this goal, it is important to immediately report concerns to the appropriate College department or official for prompt and timely investigation. Members of the Smith College community designated as a Campus Safety Authority, you have two options for officially reporting concerns: 

  • For immediate emergency assistance, including assistance for imminent risk of suicide or harm to others, call 911 or the Department of Campus Safety at 413-585-2490.
  • For non-emergency concerns, a member of the community can report using this form.

Daily Crime & Fire Logs

The department maintains a Clery Crime Log and a Fire Log, updated within two business days of the department receiving a crime report, to keep the college community informed about campus crime. These logs are maintained in compliance with the Clery Act, which mandates that the college publish information about reported crimes within the campus safety department’s patrol jurisdiction and on the college’s properties that are on-campus, noncampus and public, as defined by the act. The fire log also includes fires reported within campus houses.

This online electronic log is maintained for 60 days and may also be inspected in the campus safety office Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. To inspect logs older than 60 days, please allow two business days. The college may temporarily withhold information in some cases if there is clear and convincing evidence that the release of information would:

  • jeopardize an ongoing investigation
  • jeopardize the safety of an individual
  • cause a suspect to flee or evade detection
  • result in the destruction of evidence

Information will be disclosed once the adverse effect is no longer likely to occur.


Daily Crime Log

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Reported: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 7:50pm

Case #: 1701-1124-OF

Incident Date: December 18, 2017 | 12/18/17 16:10-12/18/17 18:00

Lawrence House
Larceny Over $250.00


Case Status: Open

Reported: Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 11:27am

Case #: 1701-1118-OF

Incident Date: 11/20/2017 2200- 11/20/2017 2230

Scales House
B&E Nighttime for Felony


Case Status: Open

Reported: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 8:17am

Case #: 1701-1113-OF

Incident Date: December 16, 2017 at 8:17 am

Parking Garage
Trespass


Case Status: Open

Reported: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 4:01pm

Case #: 1701-1102-OF

Incident Date: December 12, 2017

Lamont House
Fire Alarm with small fire in microwave


Case Status: Closed

Reported: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 8:19am

Case #: 17-2852-OF

Incident Date: November 29, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Rental Property
Domestic Violence


Case Status: Closed

Reported: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 8:04am

Case #: 1701-8-AR

Incident Date: November 27, 2017

Residence House
Arrest for Domestic Violence


Case Status: Closed by Arrest

Reported: Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 9:25pm

Case #: 1701-1053-OF

Incident Date: November 26, 2017

Campus Center
Vandalize Property


Case Status: Open

Reported: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:40pm

Case #: 1701-1034-OF

Incident Date: 11/6/2017-11/17/2017

Emerson House
Larceny Over $250.00


Case Status: Open

Reported: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:26pm

Case #: 1701-1032-OF

Incident Date: October 2, 2017

Scales House
Larceny From Building


Case Status: Open

Reported: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 11:40am

Case #: 1701-1009-OF

Incident Date: 11/11/2017 2200-11/12/2017 0200

Campus Center
Larceny Under $250.00


Case Status: Open

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Daily Fire Log

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Reported: Monday, December 14, 2020 - 7:00am

Case #:

No Reportable Fire Activity

Reported: Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 7:00am

Case #:

No Reportable Fire Activity

Reported: Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 7:00am

Case #:

No Reportable Fire Activity

Reported: Friday, December 11, 2020 - 7:00am

Case #:

No Reportable Fire Activity

Reported: Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 7:00am

Case #:

No Reportable Fire Activity

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