Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act
Downey Adult School (DAS) invites all employees and students to read our 2020-2021 Annual Security and Clery Act Crime Statistics Report (ASR). This letter satisfies the requirement of annual distribution of the following information to all employees and students. Downey Adult School prepares this report in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and the Public Act no. 12-78, an Act Concerning Sexual Violence on Post-Secondary and College Campuses. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus and on public property within or immediately adjacent to a 3-mile radius and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes DAS’s institutional policies on campus security and safety, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.
In addition to the link provided at the end of this notification, the full text of this report is available online at: www.das.edu. It is specifically located under the “About Us” tab; under “Annual Security Report & Clery Act Crime Statistics”. This report is prepared in cooperation with local law enforcement, the Financial Aid Department, and the DAS Administration. These entities provide updated information on their educational efforts and programs to comply with the Clery Act.
Campus crime, arrest, and referral statistics include those reported to the local law enforcement agencies and/or DAS Administration. Each year, this notification is sent to all enrolled students, faculty, and staff. The notification provides information on how to access the Annual Security Report online. Written copies of this report may also be obtained in the Financial Aid Department and the Office of the Principal, Blanca Rochin.
The commitment of Downey Adult School to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity requires that decisions involving students and employees be based on individual merit and be free from invidious discrimination in all its forms.
Downey Adult School will not engage in discrimination or harassment against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, genetic information, marital status, disability, sexual orientation including gender identity, unfavorable discharge from the military or status as a protected veteran and will comply with all federal and state nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action laws, orders and regulations. This nondiscrimination policy applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment in the institution’s programs and activities.
DAS school complaint and grievance procedures provide employees and students with the means for the resolution of complaints that allege a violation of this Statement. Members of the public should direct their inquiries or complaints to the DAS administration.