CANYON, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Domestic violence and stalking incidents that occurred on Jan. 19 and continued on Jan. 20, were reported to West Texas A&M’s police department, according to a Buff Alert from WT.
According to WT, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) is a federal law that requires colleges and universities across the United Stated to report information about crimes on and around campuses.
In addition, WT explains that the law requires the community to be alerted to any campus crimes to help the prevention of similar crimes.
The Buff Alert provided the following options and information for crime victims:
- Assaultive abuse may be physical, emotional and/or verbal.
- Assaultive abuse may include damaging property, throwing objects, punching walls, kicking doors, etc.
- Bystanders play a critical role in the prevention of sexual and relationship violence. Make the choice to intervene, speak up, or do something about it.
- Believe someone who discloses sexual assault, abusive behavior, or experience with stalking.
- Watch out for friends and fellow students or employees who look like they could be in trouble or need help. Ask if they are ok.
- Stalking Resource Center https://victimsofcrime.org/stalking-resource-center