Community members are strongly encouraged to report crimes against persons directly to the Spokane Police Department at the time they occur. In case of a police or medical emergency the call should go to 911 (9-911 from campus phones) immediately. Campus Security should also be notified at x3222.
Non-emergency crimes and incidents should also be reported to the Campus Security department. A Security officer or Security administrator will follow up on the report. The Security dispatcher may be reached by calling ext. 3222 (329-3222 from off campus). A system of exterior "blue light" phones are also programmed to dial directly to the Security dispatcher. The Directorof Security may be reached at ext. 4150 (313-4150 from off campus). The Crime Prevention office may be reached at ext. 3998 (313-3998 from off campus).
In addition professional staff members of the Student Life division may be contacted with concerns about criminal incidents at ext. 4100 (313-4100 from off campus). A person from the Student Life or Security staff is available to meet with a reporting party to explainresources and processes within the University, as well as the criminal justice system, and make referrals to appropriate assistance agencies.
All information received from these sources is investigated and evaluated for determining if a timely warning to the community is appropriate, as well as inclusion in the required yearly crime statistics. Thisevaluation includes information received confidentially.
Pastoral and professional mental health counselors employed by the University have a professional obligation of confidentiality regarding information disclosed during a counseling session. The University does not include statistical information about crimes from such sessions. Those who seek counseling are informed of the options for reporting a criminal incident to campus security and police officials.