The Jeanne Clery Act requires the “Campus Security Authority” and anyone with significant responsibility for student, campus activities, staff and faculty to report crime incidents. Examples: Individuals involved with student centers, extracurricular activities, and human resources; division deans; special services; directors; athletic coaches and athletic trainers.

Locations That Must Be Reported -- Note Exact Location Under "Incident Details"

  • Off-campus affiliated property (owned, controlled, or affiliated with campus; examples-leased property, fraternity, student co-op).
  • Off-campus public property immediately adjacent to campus (streets, sidewalks and parking facilities).

Incident Types

Compliance with federal law requires the use of the following definitions for reporting crime incidents:

Murder - The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.

Sex Offense, Forcible - Rape, forcible sodomy, sexual assault with an object and forcible fondling.

Sex Offense, Non-Forcible - Incest and statutory rape.

Robbery - The taking or attempting to take anything of value form the care, custody or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.

Aggravated Assault - An unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon or great bodily harm.

Burglary - The unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft.

Motor Vehicle Theft - The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.

Manslaughter - The negligent killing of a human being by another.

Arson - The unlawful damage of property by setting fire.

Hate Crime- Any bias-motivated crime (crimes listed above or other crime involving bodily injury) against any persons based on race; religion; sexual orientation; ethnicity or physical/mental disabilities. Indicate category of prejudice in the incident detail.

Weapon Law Violation - The violation of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as: manufacture, sale or possession of deadly weapons. Practical guidance: Report any arrests and/or disciplinary referrals for any violation of a law regulating weapons.

Drug Abuse Violation - Violations of state and local laws relating to the unlawful possession of sale, use, growing, manufacturing and making of controlled substances. Report any arrests or disciplinary referrals for any drug law violations regardless of the type of drug.

Liquor Law Violation - The violation of laws or ordinances prohibiting; the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintain unlawful drinking places; furnishing liquor to a minor or public intoxication. Practical guidance: Report actual arrests and disciplinary referrals for violation of the liquor laws listed in the definitions. Do no report arrests or referrals for liquor offenses that violate college policy, but do not break the law. For example, do not report a referral of a student who is of drinking age but has violated a college policy against drinking in a specific location.

If you have any question about these reporting requirements or need assistance with this report, please contact the Campus Clery Act Coordinator:

Police Chief Steven Matchan
Pasadena City College Police Department
(626) 585-7484 
Email: sxmatchan@pasadena.edu