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Clery Crime and Fire Logs

Crime Log

The purpose of the daily crime log is to record all criminal incidents and alleged criminal incidents that are reported to the Fitchburg State University Police Department within our patrol jurisdiction. The log is designed to provide the campus community information on a timelier basis than the annual statistical disclosures. Crimes will be entered into the log within two business days of when it was reported to the University Police Department. This includes crimes that are reported directly to the University Police, as well as crimes that are initially reported to another campus security authority or to the City of Fitchburg Police, which subsequently reports them to us.

Crimes are in chronological order. The most recent crimes will be at the bottom of the list.

Note: Incidents with a case number that start with “NA” involve information received from other University Administrators, who are defined by federal law as “campus security authorities.” These administrators share non-identifying information with the University Police that is provided by the victim. In these incidents, the victim did not file an official police report and, therefore, it is not always possible to provide information regarding the five areas typically covered in the Crime Log, i.e., Nature/Classification, Date Reported, Date Occurred, Time, General Location, Off Campus (Y or N) and Disposition. Because an official report was not filed, there will be no disposition. These incidents are reported to the University Police for statistical purposes and are posted to the Crime Log as the information is received by the University Police.

According to Federal Law, an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, i.e., nature date time, location and/or disposition if any of the following conditions apply:

  1. The disclosure is prohibited by law.
  2. If disclosure would jeopardize the confidentiality of the victim.
  3. If disclosure would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation of the safety of an individual.
  4. If disclosure would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection.
  5. If disclosure would result in the destruction of evidence.

The crime and fire log for the most recent 60-day period is open to public inspection, free of charge, upon request, during normal business hours. Any portion of the log that is older than 60 days will be available within two business days of a request for public inspection.

Fire Log

Fitchburg State University has twenty-one on campus buildings that are considered residential student housing. Our capture any fire in these residence halls that were reported to the University's Police Department.  If a fire is reported we will enter this into the Fire Log the date reported, nature of the fire, date and time of the fire as well a location of the fire. It is important to note that the Fire Log does not reflect fires in other campus buildings, property, or geography.

At this time no Fires have been reported in any residence halls for the past calender year to date.

To Request a Public Record please visit our Massachusetts Public Record Page.
Our Public Logs, also known as calls for services, can be viewed on our Public Logs Page.