Clery Crime Definintions

Definitions of Clery-Reportable Crimes

The following definitions will be used for reporting Clery crimes, which are derived from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting (FBI’s UCR) program and Department of Education regulations, as follows:

  1.  The definitions for Murder/Non-negligent Manslaughter, Manslaughter by Negligence, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Motor Vehicle Theft, Weapons: Carrying, Possessing, Etc., Law Violations, Drug Abuse violations, and Liquor Law Violations are from the “Summary Reporting System (SRS) User Manual” from the FBI’s UCR Program.

  2. The definitions of Fondling, Incest, and Statutory Rape are excerpted from the “National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) User Manual” from the FBI’s UCR Program.

  3. The definitions of Larceny-Theft (except Motor Vehicle Theft), Simple Assault, Intimidation and destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property are from the “Hate Crime Data Collection Guidelines and Training Manual” from the FBI’s UCR Program.

  4. The definitions of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking are from the Department of Education’s Clery Act implementing regulations at  34 CFR §668.46.