The Clery Act-Campus Safety

The Clery Act is a federal consumer protection law that aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistics. The law was championed by Howard and Connie Clery after their daughter Jeanne was tragically murdered at Lehigh University in 1986. For additional information and resources, see the Clery Center web page.

Clery Annual Security Report

FRCC is required by the Clery Act of 1990 to notify prospective students where to access our Campus Security Report. Printed copies of the FRCC Campus Annual Security Report are available on request.

Annual Security Report

Clery Act FAQs

What does the Clery Act require colleges to do?

The Clery Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information.  Some specific requirements:

  • Collect, report and disseminate crime data for certain crimes in and around the college campuses
  • Develop policy statements regarding campus safety
  • Prepare and distribute an annual security report
  • Issue timely warnings and emergency notifications to the campus community
  • Submit crime statistics to the Department of Education
  • Create, maintain and make available a daily crime log

Who can receive information under the Clery Act?

The Annual Security Report can be viewed by anyone and is located on the Campus Safety & Security webpage.  Front Range Community College notifies currently enrolled students as well as employees of the availability of the report each fall.

The daily crime log can be viewed by contacting The Department of Campus Security and Preparedness. Crime logs are maintained for the past 60 days. A request to view logs older than 60 days will be honored within two business days at any Campus Security and Preparedness location on each FRCC campus.

FRCC does not publish the name of crime victims or house identifiable information regarding victims in the Daily Crime Log.

What is a Campus Security Authority (CSA)?

A Campus Security Authority (CSA) is a college employee with significant responsibly for student and campus activities outside of normal classroom instruction. Examples of CSA's can be Academic Advisors, Financial Aid Advisors, Club Advisors, Student Affairs Deans and Campus Safety staff.   

Front Range Community College is required to report statistics and other information about Clery related crimes reported to any individual who has been identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Roles and Responsibilities of a Campus Security Authority

  • Partner in keeping our campus community safe
  • Complete annual Campus Security Authority training
  • Complete and return the annual Crime Statistics Form- Form must be completed and returned even if there are no crimes to report for the year
  • Report crimes to Campus Security and Preparedness- Campus Security Authorities cannot take crime reports in confidence. If a crime is reported to a CSA, they must inform the person of their responsibility to report all crimes.

Evacuation and Emergency Response

Front Range Community College utilizes the Standard Response Protocol (SRP)

Emergency Procedure Guides are posted in classrooms, offices and conference and community rooms across all campuses and off campus sites.  The college also distributes additional emergency response information through email, brochures, single topic postings, flyers and in person presentations.

What if I have been a victim of a sexual assault?

If you have been a victim of a sexual assault, please visit the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) to access immediate crisis intervention services in your area.

You can access 24/7 help by contacting the National Sexual Assault Hotline for free,confidential information from a trained staff member. Live chat is also available.

Front Range Community College prohibits the offenses of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking and reaffirms its commitment to maintain a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all members of the College community. The College will protect the identity of persons who report having been victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking to the fullest extent of the law.

This page is not intended for emergency response. If you have been the victim of a crime, contact local law enforcement or the Department of Campus Security and Preparedness


How do I report a crime?

In the event of an immediate threat, danger or medical emergency, always call 911 first, then call the Department of Campus Security and Preparedness.

Faculty, staff, and students are urged to immediately report all allegations of crime, criminal acts, attempted criminal acts, medical situations, security concerns and safety hazards to the Department of Campus Security and Preparedness.  

• Boulder County Campus: 303-678-3911 

• Larimer Campus: 970-204-8124 (Includes the Prospect & Loveland Center)

• Westminster Campus: 303-404-5411

What types of crimes are disclosed?

The Clery Act requires that institutions disclose four general categories of crimes:

 • Criminal Offenses

 • Hate Crimes

 • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Offenses

• Alcohol, Drug and Weapons Arrests and Referrals for Disciplinary Action

Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications

FRCC issues timely warning to the college community for specific Clery Act Crimes.  We may also issue timely warnings for non Clery Act crimes committed on college properties or within the community if there is an ongoing threat or other emergency situation reported on any FRCC campus, to local police or to a Campus Security Authority.  

Depending on the event, the college may issue a warning or notification on our campus website, through a voice over phone message or through a computer alert or general email.

How do I respond in a campus emergency?

The mission of the Department of Campus Security and Preparedness is to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment.  By becoming our partners, you can assist us in making our campus community a safer place. 

Please watch these two short videos so you to know what to do in case of an emergency on campus.

Standard Response Protocol on Campus

RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event

CORRA, ESCONDASE, PELEE.  Sobreviviendo un Tiroteo

Are there resources for victims of a crime?

If you are concerned about a friend or yourself - tell us. Crisis and stress management services and/or referrals to community resources are available at each campus.

For a list of resources please visit our Community Resources webpage. There are organizations ready to help you with suicide and depression, homelessness and drug and alcohol concerns including marijuana and tobacco use.

The Clery Center website also contains a collection of resources recommended for students and families looking to understand what their rights are and what they should do next.

This page is not intended for emergency response. If you have been the victim of a crime, contact local law enforcement or the Department of Campus Security and Preparedness

Contact Us

Boulder County Campus

303-678-3911 | Email us


Larimer Campus

970-204-8124 | Email us


Westminster Campus

303-404-5411 | Email us