The Sitting Bull College Campus Security Department has the primary responsibility for serving the safety and security needs of the campus community. All campus buildings and facilities are patrolled and inspected regularly to ensure a safe and comfortable academic environment where learning is the central focus. Campus Security is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
No community can be completely risk-free in today’s society. Safety and security are everyone’s responsibility. Therefore, the collective efforts of students and staff in collaboration with Campus Security are necessary. Students, staff and visitors are partners in maintaining an environment that is safe and conducive to the learning process. Everyone is asked to be alert, security conscious, and involved. Students are required to abide by the Students Code of Conduct and all other policies and procedures. The main security office is located on campus in the Entrepreneurial Center.
Policy for Reporting Criminal Activity or Other Emergencies
Each student and employee of Sitting Bull College is expected to promptly report any criminal activity or other emergencies to the Campus Security Department. Campus Security will respond immediately and take the appropriate action.
The on campus Resident Manager will act as the point of contact for emergencies occurring in the campus dorms/apartments.
Campus Security will act immediately on any report of criminal activity or other emergency; will investigate, categorize, and report on each incident; and will involve outside police (BIA or Sioux County Sheriff) as appropriate.
Campus Crime Registry (Use search to get Sitting Bull College Campus Crime data)
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is the landmark federal law that requires colleges and universities across the United States to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses.
For more information and statistics about SBC contact the office of the Vice President of Academics or visit web site: http://ope.ed.gov/security and for direct info see: http://ope.ed.gov/security/Index.aspx.
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Campus Law Enforcement
The Campus Security Department of Sitting Bull College has a uniformed officer, employed by the college to protect SBC personnel and property. Campus Security has the authority to request identification, issue parking citations, monitor campus traffic and sign complaints with Tribal Court and local Law Enforcement on behalf of Sitting Bull College.
Policy on Dorm/Apartment Security
Apartments are to be kept secured. Safety/Security deficiencies are immediately acted upon by Campus Security and maintenance.
Students are responsible for keeping their rooms locked when unoccupied and for keeping personal valuables and college equipment and furnishings secure at all times. They are also expected to keep all exterior doors and windows to the apartment secured during all non-open access hours and to report anything out of the ordinary to Campus Security.
Sitting Bull College Campus Security