2017 - 2018 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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workplace violence plan reporting of crimes the ventura county community college district is committed to providing a safe work environment that is free of violence and the threat of violence members of the ventura county community college district vcccd who are witnesses or victims of a crime should immediately report the crime to campus police responding to threats of violence in the event an employee is assaulted attacked or menaced by a student the employee shall notify his/her supervisor as soon as practical after the incident the supervisor of any employee who is attacked assaulted or menaced shall assist the employee to promptly report the attack or assault to the campus police the supervisor himself herself shall make the report if the employee is unable or unwilling to do so reporting a complaint to local law enforcement will not relieve the district of its obligation to investigate all complaints of harassment the top priority in this process is effectively handling critical workplace incidents especially those dealing with actual or potential violence violence or the threat of violence against of by any employee of the district or any other person is unacceptable should a non-employee on district property demonstrate or threaten violence behavior he/she may be subject to disciplinary action the following actions are considered violent acts • striking punching slapping or assaulting another person • fighting or challenging another person to fight • grabbing pinching or touching another person in an unwanted way whether sexually or otherwise • engaging in dangerous threatening or unwanted horseplay • possession use or threat of use of a firearm knife explosive or other dangerous object including but not limited to any facsimile firearm knife or explosive on district property including parking lots other exterior premises district vehicles or while engaged in activities for the district in other locations unless such possession or use is a requirement of the job • threatening harm or harming another person or any other action or conduct that implies the threat of bodily harm • bringing or possessing any dirk dagger ice pick or knife having a fixed blade longer than 2 1/2 inches upon the grounds unless the person is authorized to possess such a weapon in the course of his/her employment has been authorized by a district employee to have the knife or is a duly appointed peace officer who is engaged in the performance of his/her duties any employee who is the victim of any violent threatening or harassing conduct any witness to such conduct or anyone receiving a report of such conduct whether the perpetrator is a district employee or nonemployee shall immediately report the incident to his/her supervisor or other appropriate person such as • title ix coordinator • campus police or other law enforcement 911 • human resources officer • sexual harassment facilitator no one acting in good faith who initiates a complaint or reports an incident under the policy will be subject to retaliation or harassment any employee reported to be a perpetrator will be provided both due process and representation before disciplinary action is taken in the event the district fears for the safety of the perpetrator or the safety of others at the scene of the violent act campus police or 911 will be called see administrative procedure ap 3510 the district will instruct members of the district police department to notify students and employees complaining of sexual violence of their right to file a sex discrimination complaint with the district in addition to filing a criminal complaint and to report incidents of sexual violence to a title ix coordinator and/or the vice chancellor for educational services if the complaint consents the district shall publish warnings to the campus community about the following crimes • • • • • • • • • • • • • • criminal homicide – murder and non-negligent manslaughter criminal homicide – negligent manslaughter sex offenses – forcible and non-forcible sex offenses domestic violence dating violence and stalking robbery aggravated assault burglary motor vehicle theft arson arrests for liquor law violations drug law violations and illegal weapons possession persons who were not arrested for liquor law violations drug law violations and illegal weapons possession but who were referred for campus disciplinary action for same crimes that manifest evidence that the victim was intentionally selected because of the victim s actual or perceived race gender religion sexual orientation ethnicity or disability and involve larceny-theft simple assault intimidation destruction/damage vandalism of property or any other crime involving bodily injury those reported to campus police and those that are considered to represent a continuing threat to other students and employees in the event that a situation arises either on or off campus that in the judgement of the ceo or designee or chief of police constitutes an ongoing or continuing threat a campus wide timely warning will be issued the warning will be issued through the college e-mail system to students faculty staff and the campus student newspaper the information shall be disseminated by the ceo or designee in a manner that aids the prevention of similar crimes depending on the particular circumstances of the crime especially in all situations that could pose an immediate threat to the community and individuals the ceo or designee may also post a notice via campus-wide communication system and/or an appropriate vcccd website providing the community with more immediate notification the electronic bulletin board is immediately accessible via computer by all faculty staff and students anyone with information warranting a timely warning should report the circumstances to the campus appendix xxv moorpark college catalog 2017-2018 315