The Daily Crime Log at James Madison University contains a listing of crimes or alleged crimes that have been reported directly to the JMU Police Department. It also lists information regarding crimes or alleged crimes that the JMU Police Department has been made aware of through other sources to include Judicial Affairs, Residence life, third party reports, and outside police agencies. Listings in the crime log include crimes or alleged crimes that occur on campus as well as within the extended patrol jurisdiction of the James Madison University Police Department, which encompasses a large segment of Harrisonburg student housing areas adjacent to campus, which were reported directly to the James Madison University Police Department. A portal to the Harrisonburg Police Department crime log is provided to obtain information on crimes reported to the Harrisonburg Police Department.
The James Madison University Police Department assigns a case number for all activities. Only case numbers generated for criminal activity are listed in the crime log.
The data listed may reflect
Information not yet verified by further investigation.
Information that may include attempted and reported crime.
Preliminary crime classifications that may be changed at a later date based upon further investigation.
Information that may be later found to be erroneous.
Arrest information (Note: All arrested persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a
court of law.)
According to Federal law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry; the nature, date, time, location and/or disposition of the crime or alleged crime if any of the following conditions apply:
The disclosure is prohibited by law.
If disclosure would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim.
If disclosure would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual.
If disclosure would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection.
If disclosure would result in the destruction of evidence.
The James Madison University Police Department does not guarantee (either expressed or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequencing of the information and the information should not be used for comparison purposes over time. The James Madison University Police Department will not be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of or the results obtained from the use of this information. This Department assumes no responsibility or liability beyond the initial dissemination on this website.
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