With crime-reporting requirements growing in complexity, college security forces are moving to automate their annual Clery Act filings.

clery-crime-campusFollowing 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...

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