Timely Notifications and Public Safety Alerts for the Washington Semester.
In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure
of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 the James Madison
University Police are giving notice of acts that could pose as a Possible Threat, that
reportedly occurred on or near the campus of James Madison University, Harrisonburg,
Virginia. Until the investigation of the specific act has been concluded, it can
be assumed that conditions continue to exist that may pose a threat to members and
guests of the community. It is the duty of the institution to warn of possible "dangerous
conditions" on its property; an "affirmative duty" exists to warn of possible peril at the hands of some third party.
Below is a list of the Timely Notifications and Public Safety Alerts that the Office
of Public Safety of James Madison University have issued. Click the date of the incident
to view the Notice in full.
February 11, 2003 - Man with a Knife Threatens Grocery Store Owner Near Washington Residence