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Crime Alert Timely Notification Bulletin 2014-06

Off Campus Physical Assault- Cortland City Police Case

October 15, 2014

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, SUNY Cortland is giving notice of a physical assault incident that occurred in the Main Street/Clayton Avenue area in the City of Cortland.

Reported Offense: The Cortland City Police Department received a report of a physical assault that occurred on October 10, 2014 in the early morning hours. The incident took place in the area of Main Street and Clayton Avenue in the City of Cortland. Two SUNY Cortland students were assaulted by at least three college age males. 

Suspect(s): College age males.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Cortland City Police at 607-753-3001 or use the Silent Witness Tip Line www2.cortland.edu/offices/university-police-department/silent-witness-reporting.dot

It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place. 

Related links; 

Crime Prevention Tips Link

Other Information: Campus community members may report crimes to the University Police Department or if off campus to the Cortland City Police. The police will fully investigate the crime and assist the victim with obtaining support services. Victims of crime have four options to choose from; criminal prosecution, referral to the Student Conduct Office, a Title IX Investigation or have no action taken. The College will work with the victim and support their decisions.

If a victim does not wish to have any police involvement they may report crimes to one of the following campus offices:  

  • VP for Student Affairs, Corey Union, Room 407-A, 607-753-4721
  • Student Conduct Office, Corey Union, Room 409, 607-753-4725
  • Student Health Services, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-26, 607-753-4811
  • Residence Life & Housing, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-57, 607-753-2095
  • Athletic Department, Park Center, Room 2101, 607-753-4953
  • Counseling/Student Development, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-44, 607-753-4728
  • Corey Union/Campus Activities, Corey Union, Room 406, 607-753-2321
  • Recreational Sports, Park Center, Room 1120, 607-753-5585
  • Outdoor Education Center at  Raquette Lake, 315-354-4784
  • Title IX Coordinator, President's Office, Miller Building, Room 408, 607-753-2201 

Crime Alert Timely Notification Bulletin 2014-05

Rape Incident- University Police Report # 153972

October 15, 2014  

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, SUNY Cortland is giving notice of a rape incident that took place in a residence hall on campus.  

Reported Offense: A SUNY Cortland student reported that they had been raped in an on campus residence hall on October 10, 2014. 

Suspect(s): The suspect was known to the victim prior to the incident.   

It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place. 

Related links; Sexual assault awareness: SUNY Cortland Sexual Assault Awareness page, AVV (Aid to Victims of Violence) YWCA RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), Crime Prevention Tips Link   

Other Information: Sexual assault victims may report any sexual assault crimes to the University Police Department. The University Police will fully investigate the crime and assist the victim with obtaining support services. Victims of crime have four options to choose from, criminal prosecution, referral to the Office of Student Conduct, a Title IX Investigation or have no action taken. The College will work with the victim and support their decisions. 

If a victim does not wish to have any police involvement they may report the crime to one of the following campus offices:    

  • VP for Student Affairs, Corey Union, Room 407-A, 607-753-4721
  • Student Conduct Office, Corey Union, Room 409, 607-753-4725
  • Student Health Services, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-26, 607-753-4811
  • Residence Life & Housing, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-57, 607-753-2095
  • Athletic Department, Park Center, Room 2101, 607-753-4953
  • Counseling/Student Development, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-44, 607-753-4728
  • Corey Union/Campus Activities, Corey Union, Room 406, 607-753-2321
  • Recreational Sports, Park Center, Room 1120, 607-753-5585
  • Outdoor Education Center at  Raquette Lake, 315-354-4784
  • Title IX Coordinator, President's Office, Miller Building, Room 408, 607-753-2201  

Crime Alert Timely Notification Bulletin 2014-04 

Off Campus Rape Incident - Cortland City Police Case 

September 13, 2014

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, SUNY Cortland is giving notice of a rape incident that took place in the City of Cortland. 

Reported Offense: A SUNY Cortland student reported that a rape incident had occurred on 09/13/2014 between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. The incident took place in an off campus residence in the City of Cortland.  

Suspect(s): The suspect was known to the victim prior to the incident. 

It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place. 

Other Information: The Cortland City Police will be investigating the incident. 

Related links; Sexual assault awareness: SUNY Cortland Sexual Assault Awareness page, AVV (Aid to Victims of Violence) YWCA RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), Crime Prevention Tips Link  Silent Witness Program

Other Information: Sexual assault victims may report any sexual assault crimes to the University Police Department. The University Police will fully investigate the crime and assist the victim with obtaining support services. Victims of crime have four options to choose from, criminal prosecution, referral to the Office of Student Conduct, a Title IX Investigation or have no action taken. The College will work with the victim and support their decisions.   

If a victim does not wish to have any police involvement they may report the crime to one of the following campus offices:   

  • VP for Student Affairs, Corey Union, Room 407-A, 607-753-4721
  • Student Conduct Office, Corey Union, Room 409, 607-753-4725
  • Student Health Services, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-26, 607-753-4811
  • Residence Life & Housing, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-57, 607-753-2095
  • Athletic Department, Park Center, Room 2101, 607-753-4953
  • Counseling/Student Development, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-44, 607-753-4728
  • Corey Union/Campus Activities, Corey Union, Room 406, 607-753-2321
  • Recreational Sports, Park Center, Room 1120, 607-753-5585
  • Outdoor Education Center at  Raquette Lake, 315-354-4784
  • Title IX Coordinator, President's Office, Miller Building, Room 408, 607-753-2201

Crime Alert Timely Notification Bulletin 2014-03

Off Campus Robbery/Burglary Incident- Cortland City Police Case

August 13, 2014

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, SUNY Cortland is giving notice of a robbery/burglary incident that occurred in the area of the College, within the City of Cortland.

Reported Offense: The Cortland City Police Department received a report on August 12, 2014 at approximately 10:21 PM of a robbery/burglary incident that took place in a private residence located on Water Street. The residence is located across the street from SUNY Cortland's Smith Tower. The area has several off campus student housing units as well. The suspects displayed a handgun and forcibly removed property from the residence. It appears that no SUNY Cortland students were involved.  

Suspect(s): Several male subjects were involved. The Cortland City Police are investigating the incident.

It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place. 

Related links; 

Crime Prevention Tips Link

Other Information: Campus community members may report all crimes to the University Police Department. The University Police will fully investigate the crime and assist the victim with obtaining support services. Victims of crime have four options to choose from; criminal prosecution, referral to the Student Conduct Office, a Title IX Investigation or have no action taken. The College will work with the victim and support their decisions.

If a victim does not wish to have any police involvement they may report crimes to one of the following campus offices:  

  • VP for Student Affairs, Corey Union, Room 407-A, 607-753-4721
  • Student Conduct Office, Corey Union, Room 409, 607-753-4725
  • Student Health Services, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-26, 607-753-4811
  • Residence Life & Housing, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-57, 607-753-2095
  • Athletic Department, Park Center, Room 2101, 607-753-4953
  • Counseling/Student Development, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-44, 607-753-4728
  • Corey Union/Campus Activities, Corey Union, Room 406, 607-753-2321
  • Recreational Sports, Park Center, Room 1120, 607-753-5585
  • Outdoor Education Center at  Raquette Lake, 315-354-4784
  • Title IX Coordinator, President's Office, Miller Building, Room 408, 607-753-2201 

Crime Alert Timely Notification Bulletin 2014-02

Robbery/Domestic Violence Incident- University Police Report # 146607

March 27, 2014

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, SUNY Cortland is giving notice of a robbery incident that occurred on campus. 

Reported Offense: A SUNY Cortland student reported being involved in a domestic violence incident on March 27, 2014 at approximately 12:50 PM in Moffett Hall. During the incident the student's cell phone was forcibly stolen.   

Suspect(s): A SUNY Cortland student was arrested after an investigation by the University Police. The student was charged with Robbery 3rd Degree and Petit Larceny. This was a mandatory arrest under NY State's Domestic Violence Law.   

It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place. 

Related links; NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence  YWCA Cortland AVV (Aid to Victims of Violence)  Crime Prevention Tips Link  

Other Information: Campus community members may report all crimes to the University Police Department. The University Police will fully investigate the crime and assist the victim with obtaining support services. Victims of crime have four options to choose from; criminal prosecution, referral to the Student Conduct Office, a Title IX Investigation or have no action taken. The College will work with the victim and support their decisions. In certain cases involving domestic violence there are mandatory arrests that are beyond the control of the victim.

If a victim does not wish to have any police involvement they may report crimes to one of the following campus offices:  

  • VP for Student Affairs, Corey Union, Room 407-A, 607-753-4721
  • Student Conduct Office, Corey Union, Room 409, 607-753-4725
  • Student Health Services, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-26, 607-753-4811
  • Residence Life & Housing, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-57, 607-753-2095
  • Athletic Department, Park Center, Room 2101, 607-753-4953
  • Counseling/Student Development, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-44, 607-753-4728
  • Corey Union/Campus Activities, Corey Union, Room 406, 607-753-2321
  • Recreational Sports, Park Center, Room 1120, 607-753-5585
  • Outdoor Education Center at  Raquette Lake, 315-354-4784
  • Title IX Coordinator, President's Office, Miller Building, Room 408, 607-753-2201 

Crime Alert Timely Notification Bulletin 2014-01

Sexual Assault Incident- University Police Report # 145005

February 19, 2014

In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provision of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, SUNY Cortland is giving notice of a sexual assault incident that occurred on campus. 

Reported Offense: A visitor to the SUNY Cortland campus reported that they had been sexually assaulted in an on-campus residence hall during the early morning hours on 02/15/2014.

Suspect(s): A person has been identified. As per the victim's wishes, the University Police are investigating the incident and the case will be referred to the Student Conduct Office.   

It is the institution's responsibility to make the campus community aware that the incident took place.  

Related links; Sexual assault awareness: SUNY Cortland Sexual Assault Awareness page, AVV (Aid to Victims of Violence) YWCA RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), Crime Prevention Tips Link   

Other Information: Sexual assault victims may report any sexual assault crimes to the University Police Department. The University Police will fully investigate the crime and assist the victim with obtaining support services. Victims of crime have four options to choose from, criminal prosecution, referral to the Student Conduct Office, a Title IX Investigation or have no action taken. The College will work with the victim and support their decisions. 

If a victim does not wish to have any police involvement they may report the crime to one of the following campus offices:  

  • VP for Student Affairs, Corey Union, Room 407-A, 607-753-4721
  • Student Conduct Office, Corey Union, Room 409, 607-753-4725
  • Student Health Services, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-26, 607-753-4811
  • Residence Life & Housing, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-57, 607-753-2095
  • Athletic Department, Park Center, Room 2101, 607-753-4953
  • Counseling/Student Development, VanHoesen Hall, Room B-44, 607-753-4728
  • Corey Union/Campus Activities, Corey Union, Room 406, 607-753-2321
  • Recreational Sports, Park Center, Room 1120, 607-753-5585
  • Outdoor Education Center at  Raquette Lake, 315-354-4784
  • Title IX Coordinator, President's Office, Miller Building, Room 408, 607-753-2201