With crime-reporting requirements growing in complexity, college security forces are moving to automate their annual Clery Act filings.
Following a spate of well-publicized crimes on university campuses, schools are coming under increased pressure to improve their reporting under the Jeanne Clery Act.
Passed in 1990 following the rape and murder of a freshman at Lehigh University, the act requires all higher education institutions that participate in federal financial-aid programs to publish an annual report detailing campus crimes.
Currently, a lot of schools are falling short, and the Department of Education is losing patience. In...