Campus Police (Security)

Unit Annual Report

2002 - 2003

 

Personnel

 

Lowell Rasmussen - Security Director

Charles Grussing — Sergeant

Jennifer Lund — Police Officer

James Ciaramitaro — Police Officer

Joyce Amborn — Senior Office Specialist

Tom Bengston — Parking Monitor (full time)

Robert Ritzschke — Security Guard (full time)

Kyle Berget — Security Guard (part time)

David Stevenson — Security Guard (part time)

 

Purpose

 

The principal purpose of the University of Minnesota, Morris Campus Police is to provide protection and security of persons and property within the campus community.

 

Function

 

A.            Law Enforcement and Investigations

B.             Traffic Control

C.             Parking

D.            Key Control

E.             Respond To All Emergencies

F.             Money Details

G.            Building Security

H.            Personal Escorts

I.               Property Accounting

J.              Lost and Found

 

EVALUATION

 

The Campus Police Department hired James Ciaramitaro to fill the nine-month police officer position.  Officer Ciaramitaro began working for the University Police Department in August of 2002, after being with the Morris Police Department for the past two years. 

 

The long awaited implementation of the magnetic card access system is scheduled for installation in the Science Building for September of 2003.  Card access is also being planned for the Social Science Renovation Project.

 

The RAD (Rape Aggression Defense System) course taught by Officers Jennifer Lund and Ross Tiegs is now being offered for college credit.   

 

Narrative and/or Statistical                                    2001-2002                   2002-2003

 

Money Escorts                                                                  712                              543          

Assisting Morris Police Department                                   82                                78

Assisting Sheriff's Department/Other Agency                   23                                20

Assists in Locating                                                               3                                   6                      

Assisting Citizens                                                                 4                                   8

Opening locked Vehicles                                                       9                                 54

Locks Needing Changes                                                     134                                79

Building Security:

            Unlocking Requests                                               330                              420

            Doors/Windows Left Open                                 1255                            3619

            Needing Repairs                                                       16                                50

            Police Miscellaneous                                               77                              105

Thefts                                                                                  17                                20

Recovery (Theft)                                                                   2                                  0

Check Forgery                                                                       0                                  1

Possession of Stolen Property                                                          0                                  0

Vandalism/Property Damage                                                 8                                11

Burglary                                                                                 2                                  0

Assault:

            Simple Assault                                                           1                                  0                                 

Criminal Sexual Conduct/Assault                                         1                                  4     

Disorderly Conduct/Disturbing the Peace                             7                                16

Animal Complaints                                                              22                                26

False Fire Alarms                                                                 70                                28

Fire                                                                                         0                                  0

Suspicion                                                                             19                                18

Violation of University Policy                                            11                                10

Cruelty to Animals                                                                0                                  1

Suicide Threat/Attempt                                                         1                                  1

Harassment/Harassing Communications                               4                                  1

Harass/Intrusion on Privacy                                                  2                                  1

Obscenity                                                                              1                                  0

Indecent Exposure                                                                 0                                  1

Drugs/Narcotics/Drug Paraphernalia                                     3                                  4

Public Accident/Personal Injury                                            4                                  4

Public Assists                                                                      15                                24

Hospital Transports                                                              9                                  9

Giving False Name to a Police Officer                                   0                                  0

Student Escorts                                                                    32                                18

Trespass                                                                                1                                  4

Weapons Offense/Discharge Firearms/Fireworks                 1                                  2

 

 

 

 

 

Narrative and/or Statistical                                     2001-2002                   2002-2003

 

Liquor:

            Underage Consumption                                           18                               11

            Underage Possession                                                 3                                 3

            Liquor/Other                                                              3                                 2

DUI (Driving Under Influence)                                             3                                 2

Open Bottle                                                                           0                                 0

Drunk to Detox Center                                                          3                                 1

Traffic Offenses                                                                     6                               23

Locking/Unlocking Firearms                                                19                               31

Arrests                                                                                             23                               14

Motor Vehicle Accidents                                                       9                               11

Parking Permits/Duplicates Sold                                     1333                           1301

Found Property                                                                     6                                 6

Traffic:

            Traffic Warnings                                                      77                               82

Uniform Traffic Tickets                                          32                               29

            Parking Citations                                                 2983                           2431

            Warning Citations                                                  660                             562

 

Education for Officers:

Three Officers  -  DWI/Traffic Safety Law Training

One Officer      -  MN S.C.I.A./Sexual Assault Investigation Training

One Officer      -  Pursuit Driving

Three Officers  -  Hazardous Materials Training

Three Officers  -  Infectious Disease Training

Two Officers   -  FATS Training

One Officer     -  Meth Lab Training

Three Officers  -  Range Qualification

 

Major Changes/Recommended Plans for 2003-2004

 

University Police Department Officers will be part of a Tactical Response Team that consists of officers from the University Police Department, Morris Police Department and the Stevens County Sheriff's Office. 

 

The University Police Department will be offering to University students the opportunity to register and store information (such as serial numbers) on their personal property and valuables.    



Back to 2002-03 Annual Reports Table of Contents