Campus Security & Safety

LaGrange College has an established campus-wide Safety Committee that is charged with the assessment and improvement of safe practices and safe environments across the College. No community's security plan can be effective unless everyone in the community contributes to making it work. Safety and security are both personal and shared responsibilities. Only by accepting this responsibility can members of the community maintain a safe and secure environment. Reporting of Crime and Safety information by LaGrange College in accordance with the Fed¬eral Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, also known as the Clery Act and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the LaGrange College.

LaGrange College's policies, procedures, programs concerning safety and security, and statistics are published yearly and are available for all current and prospective students, as well as current and prospective employees in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

LaGrange College publishes statistics related to the Clery Act covering the last 3 years for Hate Crimes and 6 years for the remaining four areas. Statistics reported are summarized with respect to the following areas Criminal Offenses, Hate Crimes, Arrests, and Disciplinary Actions. Each area is also further subdivided by location (i.e., on campus reporting that is inclusive of on-campus residential housing, on-campus residential housing is also reported separately, non or off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the college, and public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. To view tSShe statistics reported to the federal government, simply click the links below for the respective area.

Criminal Offenses – On campus

Reported Crimes 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Murder/Non- negligent manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
b. Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
c. Sex offenses – Forcible 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
d. Rape NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 1 0
e. Fondling NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 0 1
f. Sex offenses - Non-forcible - - 0 0 0 -- 0
g. Incest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h.  Statutory rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
i. Robbery 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
j.  Aggravated assault 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
k. Burglary 8 1 3 3 4 5 10

l. Motor vehicle theft (not including theft from a motor vehicle)

0 0 0 0 1 0 0
m. Arson 0 1 a 0 0 0 0 0
a Student tried to set mattress in stairwell on fire.  No flame, but smoke set off detectors.  Fire and police responded.
NC – New category 2009  
NC* - New category 2014

Criminal Offenses – On-campus Student Housing Facilities

Reported Crimes 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Murder/Non- negligent manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
b. Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
c. Sex offenses – Forcible 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
d. Rape NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 1 0
e. Fondling NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 0 1
f.  Sex offenses - Non- forcible - - 0 0 0 -- 0
g. Incest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h. Statutory rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
i. Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
j. Aggravated assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
k. Burglary 8 0 3 1 2 3 6
l. Motor vehicle theft (not including theft from a motor vehicle) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
m. Arson 0 1 a 0 0 0 0 0
a Student tried to set mattress in stairwell on fire.  No flame, but smoke set off detectors.  Fire and police responded.
NC – New category 2009  
NC* - New category 2014

Criminal Offenses – Non campus

Reported Crimes 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Murder/Non- negligent manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
b. Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
c. Sex offenses – Forcible 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
d. Rape NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 0 0
e. Fondling NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 0 0
f.  Sex offenses - Non- forcible - - 0 0 0 -- 0
g. Incest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h. Statutory rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
i. Robbery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
j. Aggravated assault 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
k. Burglary 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
l. Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
m. Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NC – New category 2009
NC* - New category 2014

Criminal Offenses - Public Property

Reported Crimes 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Murder/Non- negligent manslaughter 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
b. Negligent manslaughter 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
c. Sex offenses – Forcible 0 * 0 0 0 -- 0
d. Rape NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 0 0
e. Fondling NC* NC* NC* NC* NC* 0 0
f.  Sex offenses - Non- forcible - - 0 0 0 -- 0
g. Incest 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
h. Statutory rape 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
i. Robbery 0 * 0 1 0 0 0
j. Aggravated assault 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
k. Burglary 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
l. Motor vehicle theft 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
m. Arson 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
NC – New category 2009
NC* - New category 2014

Unfounded Crimes

Crimes 2014 2015
Total Unfounded 0 1

Hate Crimes

There have been no reported hate crimes for any of the aforementioned locations for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2015.

Arrests

Arrests:  On Campus
Crime 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
b. Drug abuse violations 0 0 2 3 1 1 0
c. Liquor law violations 5 5 0 9 2 5 0
 
Arrests: On Campus, Residential Housing Facilities
Crime 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
b. Drug abuse violations 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
c. Liquor law violations 4 2 0 1 0 0 0
 
Arrests:  Non Campus
Crime 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
b. Drug abuse violations 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
a = Parties at the fraternities were the major contributor to this increase.
Arrests:  Public Property
Crime 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
b. Drug abuse violations 0 * 0 0 0 0 1
c. Liquor law violations 0 * 0 0 0 0 0

Disciplinary Actions

Disciplinary Actions:  On Campus
Crime Number of persons referred for disciplinary action 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 0 0 1 1 1 2
b. Drug abuse violations 0 4 4 7 2 7 8
c. Liquor law violations 32 46 43 85 39 46 51
 
Disciplinary Actions: On Campus, Residential Housing Facilities
Crime Number of persons referred for disciplinary action 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
b. Drug abuse violations 0 4 4 3 1 0 8
c. Liquor law violations 32 46 43 85 39 35 51
 
Disciplinary Actions:  Non Campus
Crime Number of persons referred for disciplinary action 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
b. Drug abuse violations 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
c. Liquor law violations 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Disciplinary Actions:  Public Property
Crime Number of persons referred for disciplinary action 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc. 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
b. Drug abuse violations 0 * 0 0 0 0 0
c. Liquor law violations 0 * 0 0 0 0 0

Fires

ires:  On Campus, Residential Student Housing Facilities
Name of Facility Address Number of Fires 2014 Number of Fires 2015
a.  Boatwright Hall   0 0
b.  Hawkes Building   0 0
c.  Henry Hall   0 0
d.  Pitts Hall   0 0
e.  Turner Hall   0 0
f.  Hawkins Apartments   0 0
g.  Candler Hall   0 0
h.  Servant Scholars Apartments   0 0
i. Kappa Delta Sorority House   0 0
j.  Phi Mu Sorority House   0 0
k.  Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority House   0 0
m.  Sustainability Theme House   0 0
 

Violence (VAWA)

ires:  On Campus, Residential Student Housing Facilities
Name of Facility Address Number of Fires 2014 Number of Fires 2015
a.  Boatwright Hall   0 0
b.  Hawkes Building   0 0
c.  Henry Hall   0 0
d.  Pitts Hall   0 0
e.  Turner Hall   0 0
f.  Hawkins Apartments   0 0
g.  Candler Hall   0 0
h.  Servant Scholars Apartments   0 0
i. Kappa Delta Sorority House   0 0
j.  Phi Mu Sorority House   0 0
k.  Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority House   0 0
m.  Sustainability Theme House   0 0
 
On Campus Incidents
Crime 2013 2014 2015          
a.  Domestic Violence 0 0 0          
b.  Dating Violence 1 1 1          
c. Stalking 0 0 0          
 
On Campus Student Housing Facilities Incidents
Crime 2013 2014 2015          
a.  Domestic Violence 0 0 0          
b.  Dating Violence 1 1 1          
c. Stalking 0 0 0          
 
Non campus Incidents
Crime 2013 2014 2015          
a.  Domestic Violence 0 0 0          
b.  Dating Violence 0 0 0          
c. Stalking 0 0 0          

Public Property Incidents
Crime 2013 2014 2015          
a.  Domestic Violence 0 0 0          
b.  Dating Violence 0 0 0          
c. Stalking 0 0 0          


     

Security Services
706-880-8911
security@lagrange.edu

Download the Annual Safety and Fire Safety Report .

Reporting Emergencies or Crimes on Campus

All emergency situations involving:

  1. a crime in progress,
  2. a medical emergency,
  3. a fire

should be immediately reported to 9-1-1.

All phones, on campus may be used to dial 9-1-1 at no charge. While on campus, persons should be aware that dialing 9-1-1 or 9-9-11 will work.

When calling for either emergency or non-emergency service, be prepared by:

  1. Clearly identify yourself,
  2. State your location,
  3. State the nature of your call.