CAMPUS SEX CRIMES PREVENTION ACT
The CSCPA provides requirements relating to registration and community notification for sex offenders who are enrolled in or work at institutions of higher education.
Reason for Policy/Purpose
This policy is required for the effective communication of university policy regarding the campus sex crimes prevention act.
Who Needs to Know This Policy
All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.
Website Address for this Policy
Effective October 2003, the law required institutions of higher education to issue a statement advising the campus community where law enforcement agency information provided by a state concerning registered sex offenders may be obtained. This information can be obtained by accessing the Mississippi Sex Offender Registry available at http://state.sor.dps.ms.gov/.
The Chief of Operations for University Police is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review).
Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes
11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website.
03/04/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.