Crime Information

Disclosure Requirements of Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990 Senate Bill 580

SERVICE AND SECURITY TO OUR STUDENTS, PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES

 POLICY ON CRIME:

Mid-America works in conjunction with  the local law enforcement agencies to provide a safe and secure environment for students, employees, and prospective students.  It is the policy of this institution to protect lives, safeguard individuals, private and public property and individuals’ rights.

REPORTING ON CRIME:

Crime victims, regardless of the seeming insignificance of the crime are encouraged to preserve all of the evidence, and to report the incident to Mike Eubank, Assistant Superintendent of Full-Time Programs/Campus Security Officer or any campus administrator.   An official report will be taken and copies will be made available to the victim.  Efforts to investigate the situation will be made at the appropriate agency level.  The reporting of a crime is held in strict confidence and MATC takes such matters very seriously.

CAMPUS CRIME (Clery Act) STATISTICS:

To view the most recent statistical data regarding campus crime including:   Criminal offenses, Hate Crimes, Arrests for Murder, Manslaughter, Sex Offenses, Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Vehicle Theft, Arson, Arrests and referrals for disciplinary actions, including:  Liquor Law Violations, Weapons Possession, Hate Crimes, including:  Number and Type, Larceny-Theft, Intimidation, Vandalism, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, and Stalking for Mid-America Technology Center, go to http://ope.ed.gov/security/

For a paper copy of the report please contact Mike Eubank at ext. 7601

EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND EVACUATION:

MATC has developed a comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Program for students and staff.  Every staff member is provided with an Emergency Quick Reference Guide and emergency plans are tested several times during the year.

CRIME PREVENTION:

Mid-America has initiated several practices aimed at reducing and preventing crime on campus.  Such notable efforts include:

A.  Faculty and Staff In-Service
B.  Student Assemblies
C.  Building and Parking Lot Monitors
D.  Twenty-Four Hour Security
E.  Accessibility to Alcohol/Drug Counseling
F.  Electronic Surveillance Systems

TIPS TO AVOID VICTIMIZATION:

The following suggestions are for the personal safety of students, employees, and community members:

  •  Report strangers to a school employee.
  •  Do not hesitate to call campus authorities or local police.
  •  When parking, remove valuables from plain view.
  •  Avoid getting into no-exit places.
  •  At night,  always walk in groups of two or more.
  •  Report all incidents immediately.

Main Telephone Number
(405) 449-3391

Campus Crime Notification Number:
Mike Eubank,
Extension: 7601
Mid-America Operator:  ask for any administrator

Emergency Number: 911 or  (405) 527-2141
McClain County Sheriff Department

To view MATC’s complete Campus Security Policies including, Whistleblower Protection, Disciplinary Proceedings, and Violence Against Women’s Reauthorization Act see the Consumer Information Guide at http://www.matech.edu/consumer-information/