Campus Security Policy
According to a federal law known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Advanced Welding Institute is required to disclose “statistics concerning the occurrence of certain criminal offenses reported to local law enforcement agencies or any official of the institution who is defined as a ‘Campus Security Authority.’” The law defines “Campus Authority” as: “An official of an institution who has significant responsibility for student and campus activities. The official at AWI Vermont is Mr. Richard Irick, Director. The official at AWI Wisconsin is Don Pelkowski, Branch Director.
The criminal offenses for which we are required to disclose statistics are murder/non-negligent manslaughter, negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, liquor law violations, drug abuse violations and weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.
We are also required to report statistics for bias-related (hate) crimes for the following offenses: murder/non-negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny-theft, vandalism, intimidation, simple assault, and damage/destruction/vandalism of property.
We are required to disclose statistics for offenses that occur on campus, or in noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by our school, and public property within or immediately adjacent to our campus.
Advanced Welding Institute has a responsibility to notify the campus community about any crimes which pose an ongoing threat to AWI’s community. We are committed to assisting all the members of the AWI’s community in providing for their own safety and security. The data is available at http://ope.ed.gov/security/index.aspx, select Get Data for One Institution/Campus.