James Madison University is committed to providing the members of the campus community and visitors with the safest and most secure environment possible, however, even the most extensive initiatives cannot succeed without the awareness and cooperation of the community members who work, study, and live on campus.
The reports linked below correspond to each of the James Madison Univerisity campuses, and provide statistics of reported crimes that occurred on-campus, in certain off-campus buildings, property owned or controlled by James Madison University, and public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from each respective campus for the last three years. These reports are provided by the James Madison University Police Department as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), codified as 20 U.S.C.§1092(f) in 1989. The reports also provide fire statistics for James Madison University residence Halls for the last three years.
The purpose of these reports is to provide information regarding the law enforcement authority of the university police; means of immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus; protocols for students missing more than 24 hours, including voluntary student contact information in cases were the student is missing and missing person investigation procedures; policies concerning campus security, such as crime prevention, alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, state sex offender registry, safety tips, resource telephone numbers and the reporting of any crimes that may occur on the campus along with fire safety policies in on-campus student housing facilities.
You may obtain a copy by contacting the James Madison University Police Department 821 South Main Street MSC 6810 Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802 or by calling 540-568-6769/6913.
The 2012 campus crime reports printable versions are available in PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader it is a free download available from www.adobe.com .