All members of the college community are encouraged to report
actual or suspected criminal behavior or other emergencies that
occur on campus to the Office of Public Safety.
You can report a crime or an emergency in the following ways:
- Call ext. 2111 to contact
Public Safety, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Call 911 to report emergencies directly to
the New York City Police, Fire and Emergency dial Services. If
calling 911 while on campus, also call Public Safety at extension
2111 so we can expedite the emergency response.
- Report incident directly to any Public Safety Officer or report
incident in person at the Public Safety Office located in Building
2A, room 108. The Public Safety Office is open 24 hours a day,
365 days a year.
- Public Safety Pull Boxes (Blue Lights) located in corridors,
stairwells and places of public assembly throughout the various
campus buildings are not operational at this
Upon receipt of the call, Public Safety officers are dispatched
immediately to the site of the complaint. An investigation is
conducted and a report filed. If a person is unable or unwilling
to make a report to the Office of Public Safety, you may make
a report to any official at the college. The Office of Public
Safety will accept, for investigation, a report of a crime from
any member of the college community it is strongly recommended
that this report be made to one of the following administrators:
- Vice President of Student Affairs 718-982-2335
- Associate Dean of Student Affairs 718-982-2448
If you are the victim of a crime and do not want to pursue action
within the college disciplinary system or the criminal justice
system, you may still want to consider making a confidential report. Although
you may make a confidential report to any college official it is
strongly recommended that this report be made in the following
College counselors are encouraged to inform victims or witnesses
that they are counseling that they can voluntarily and confidentially
report crimes for inclusion in the annual disclosure of crime statistics.
The College of Staten Island has always advocated prompt and accurate
reporting of all crimes that occur on campus. Every report of a
criminal incident is recorded on a CUNY Public Safety Incident
Report and assigned a sequential number for that reporting period.
In all cases of criminal activity, the complainant is encouraged
and assisted by the Office of Public Safety to report the incident
to the proper law enforcement authorities.
Reporting a Suspicious Person On Campus
If you see a suspicious person on campus or believe that a crime
has been committed, notify the Office of Public Safety immediately.
Give full details such as physical description, clothing, car make,
model and license plate number, etc. Your cooperation is essential
in a successful investigation, apprehension and recovering of property. You may also use the Silent Witness Online form to report a problem.
No one within the University community, except peace officers, pursuant to authorization of College Presidents, shall have in his/her possession a rifle, shotgun, firearm or any other dangerous instrument or material that can be used to inflict bodily harm on an individual or damage to a building or the grounds of a campus.
Jeanne Clery Act
Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics
Act (20 USC § 1092(f)) is the landmark
federal law, originally known as the Campus Security Act, that
requires colleges and universities across the United States to
disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime Statistics reported to the College of Staten
Island can be viewed at ope.ed.gov/Security/.