UCF's releases Annual Security and Fire report
UCF released its latest crime and fire report on Tuesday, giving students a look into crime reports on and around campus, as per the Clary Act.
The guide is released each year by Oct. 1 and breaks down the prior year's crime and fire information.
The guide breaks down crime statistics based on incidents' location on campus, non-campus, public property or on-campus residential facility.
Crimes included in the report are: Murder/non-negligent manslaughter, negligent manslaughter, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, sexual offense, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, liquor-law arrests, liquor-law referrals, drug-law arrests, drug-law referrals, illegal-weapons arrests and illegal-weapons referrals.
The crimes reported in the "On Campus" section are also included in the "On-campus residential facility" section.
Crimes reported on campus
In 2013, UCF made 99 liquor-law arrests, 32 fewer than the previous year, and also had 58 drug-law arrests, which was 19 more than in 2012.
A liquor-law arrest is defined by the report as "the violation of state or local laws or ordinances prohibiting the manufacture, sale, purchase, transportation, or possession or use of intoxicating alcoholic beverages, not including driving under the influence and drunkenness."
A drug-law arrest is defined as "the unlawful cultivation, manufacturer distribution, sale purchase, possession, transportation, or importation of any controlled substance, or the unlawful manufacture, sale, purchase, or transportation of equipment or devices used for preparing and/or taking drugs or narcotics (drug paraphernalia)."
In 2013, 14 sexual-offense crimes were reported, which is three more than in 2012. Also, one domestic-violence crime was reported, 20 dating-violence crimes were reported and 12 stalking crimes were reported on campus.
There also were five robbery crimes reported, 10 aggravated assaults (down 10 from 2012), 26 burglaries and 13 motor vehicle thefts.
Crimes reported at On-campus residential facilities
UCF saw decreases across the board in almost all crime reported at on-campus residential facilities.
In 2013 there was one reported robbery, two aggravated assaults, 16 burglaries, 10 sexual offenses, 11 instances of dating violence, and two instances of stalking.
Only one liquor-law arrest was made in a residential facility.
Meanwhile, 77 liquor-law referrals and 67 drug-law referrals were issued, according to the report.
Non-campus crimes reported
The report defines a non-campus property as: "(1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution. Study abroad program locations are included in this geographic category as well."
In 2013, there were six burglaries, one sexual offense, two cases of dating violence, three cases of stalking, one liquor-law arrest, 11 liquor-law referrals, eight drug-law arrests and three drug-law referrals.
Public-property crimes reported
The report defines public property as "all public property, including streets and sidewalks that are immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus."
On public property, just one aggravated assault and one instance of dating violence were reported. Likewise, two liquor-law arrests were made, two liquor-law referrals were given and 18 drug-law arrests were made.
In 2013, two drug-law referrals were given on public property.