Annual Security Report

The Bellevue College (BC) Public Safety Department maintains statistical crime data. Crime statistics for the most recent three-year period including incidents reported to local law enforcement are maintained. These statistics also reflect incidents reported to the BC Public Safety Department from off-campus affiliated locations.

Listed below are the BC crime statistics for the most recent three calendar year periods. Definitions of these categories follow the statistics. The below statistics reflect incidents reported to the BC Public Safety Department. Crime statistics for adjacent public property can also be found at the Bellevue Police Department site at: http://www.crimemapping.com/map/wa/bellevue

Your Right to Know

This document is provided in compliance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998 (formerly the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990).

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Graphical representation of statistical data

Main Campus

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Main Campus Public Property

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Non-Campus

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North Campus

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North Campus Public Property

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*Note: The categories for the above statistics have been modified from previous reports to comply with the requirements of the Jeanne Cleary Act.
**Caveat(s):

None at this time.

Clery Act Crime Definitions:

Main Campus

is defined as the buildings and property owned by Bellevue College, used by BC employees and/or students, includes buildings and property commonly referred to as Bellevue College: Main Campus and located at 3000 Landerholm Circle SE, Bellevue, WA 98007.

North Campus

is defined as all buildings and property owned by Bellevue College, used by BC employees and/or students, includes buildings and property commonly referred to as Bellevue College: North Campus and located at 14673 NE 29th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007.

Non-Campus

is defined as all buildings and property owned by Bellevue College, used by BC employees and/or students, not inclusive of Main Campus or North Campus.

Public Property

is defined as the public property inside and directly adjacent to but accessible from college property (examples include pathways, streets and sidewalks).

Murder/ Non-Negligent Manslaughter

is defined as the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another (excludes deaths caused by negligence, attempts to kill, assaults to kill, suicides, accidental deaths, and justifiable homicides).

Negligent Manslaughter

is defined as the killing of another person through gross negligence.

Sex Offenses—Forcible

is defined as any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent.

Forcible Rape:
is defined as the carnal knowledge of a person, forcibly and/or against the person’s will; or, not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity (or because of his/her youth).
Forcible Sodomy:
is defined as oral or anal sexual intercourse with another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or, not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
Sexual Assault with an Object:
is defined as the use of an object or instrument to unlawfully penetrate, however slightly, the genital or anal opening of the body of another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or, not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
Forcible Fondling:
is defined as the touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or, not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her youth or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental or physical incapacity.
Sex Offenses—Non-forcible

are incidents of unlawful, non forcible sexual intercourse.

Incest:
is defined as non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
Statutory Rape:
is defined as non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.
Robbery

is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.

Aggravated Assault

is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. It is not necessary that injury result from an aggravated assault when a gun, knife, or other weapon is used which could or probably would result in a serious potential injury if the crime were successfully completed.

Burglary

is the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft. For reporting purposes, this definition includes: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or a felony; breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny; housebreaking; safecracking; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.

Motor Vehicle Theft

is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle.

Arson

is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another kind.

Violence Against Women
Domestic Violence:
includes felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed by a current or former spouse of the victim, by a person with whom the victim shares a child in common, by a person who is cohabiting with or has cohabited with the victim as a spouse, by a person similarly situated to a spouse of the victim under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction receiving grant monies, or by any other person against an adult or youth victim who is protected from that person’s acts under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction.
Dating Violence:

means violence committed by a person-

  1. who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim; and
  2. where the existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors:
    1. The length of the relationship;
    2. The type of relationship;
    3. The frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.
Stalking:

means engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to-

  1. fear for his or her safety or the safety of others; or
  2. suffer substantial emotional distress.
Drug, Liquor, and Weapon Violations
Drug Law Violations:
are violations of state and/or local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances include: opium or cocaine and their derivitaves (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadones); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbituates, Benzedrine).
Liquor Law Violations:
are violations of laws or ordinances prohibiting: the manufacture, sale, transporting, furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to a minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned. (Drunkenness and driving under the influence are not included in this definition.)
Weapon Law Violations:
are violations of laws or ordinances dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as: manufacturing, sale, or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possessing deadly weapons; all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
Hate Crimes
Larceny:
is defined as the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession of constructive possession of another.
Vandalism:
is willfully or maliciously destroying, injuring, disfiguring, or defacing any public or private property, real or personal, without the consent of the owner or person having custody or control by cutting, tearing, breaking, marking, painting, drawing, covering with filth, or any other such means as may be specified by local law.
Intimidation:
is to unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
Simple Assault:
is an unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.

The Public Safety Department collects and compiles pertinent information to be disclosed to the public from on and off campus sources, those described above as well as law enforcement agencies with concurrent and neighboring jurisdiction for publishing on an annual basis.

Any questions or clarifications regarding the data presented on this web site should be directed to the Bellevue College Public Safety Department, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue WA or by sending an e-mail to: publicsafety@bellevuecollege.edu.

-Last Updated: 2014/09/30

Last Updated May 19, 2015