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Carry a whistle. This can serve as a reminder to exercise
caution and can alert anyone in the area that you need help.
Keep an inventory of valuable possessions.
Keep doors locked, even if you are only away for a few
Do not mark your key chain with your name, address or
license number; lost keys lead to theft.
Get to know your neighbors. Establish a neighborhood
watch system and share information on suspicious
Call the department of public safety with any safety
TIPS FOR SAFE BIKING
Bicycling is an enjoyable andpractical means of transportation
on TMCC campuses. However, bike theft accounts for the largest
percentage of theft on college campuses. Most problems can
be avoided, however, if simple safety and security rules are
Photograph your bike, write down the make, model and
serial number and keep that information available in case
your bike is lost or stolen.
Use bicycle racks and high security locks.
Report suspicious activity around bike racks.
Perform routine bike maintenance.
Walk your bike across the busy intersections.
Ride defensively and with caution.
SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE
Here are some suggestions for ensuring safety in the office or
When working late, make sure doors are locked.
Keep your purse in a locked cabinet or drawer. Never leave
it on or underneath a desk.
Contact TMCCPD (when available) for an escort when
traveling to and from your car on the Dandini Campus.
Avoid using stairs in remote sections of a building.
Never prop doors open, especially fire doors, even for a
Do not hold the door open for strangers after normal
Sexual Assault Information
If you have been sexually assaulted, the first priority is your
WHAT IS SEXUAL ASSAULT?
Sexual assault is a violation of Nevada state law. Sexual assault
is an act in which a person subjects another person to sexual
penetration, or who forces another person to make a sexual
penetration on himself or another, or on a beast, against the
will of the victim or under conditions in which the perpetrator
knows or should know that the victim is mentally or physically
incapable of resisting or understanding the nature of his
conduct (NRS 200.366).
Sexual Assault violates not only a person’s body, but also their
sense of safety and control over their life. No one deserves to be
WHO ARE THE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT?
Anyone can be a victim of sexual assault, regardless of age,
race, socioeconomic status, cultural background, religion,
marital status, physical or mental ability, gender or sexual
orientation. A person can be assaulted by their spouse. One out
of every three women will be assaulted at least once in their
lifetime. One out of every four girls and one out of every six
boys will be assaulted before their 18th birthday (Retrieved on
January 2012 from
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED?
Get to a safe place
Get medical attention immediately
Do not change your clothes
Do not bathe or douche
Do not brush your teeth or use mouthwash
Do not eat or drink anything
Do not apply medication
Do not clean up the crime scene
Report the incident to the Police
WHO CAN HELP YOU?
Truckee Meadows Community College, Dandini Campus
TMCC Police Department, RDMT 241, 775-674-7900,
Counseling Center, RDMT 325, 775-673-7060,
Student Services, RDMT 120, 775-673-7114,
School counselors, staff service providers, and staff
members of the offices of Student Services will assist any
student in reporting to law enforcement authorities.
Sexual Assault Support Services and the Crisis Call
Center (24-hour), 775-784-8090 or 1-800-992-5757,
Nevada Victims of Crime Program, 775-688-2900,
Victim-Witness Assistance Program, 775-328-3210 or
Individuals who have been sexually assaulted or the recipient
of sexual misconduct are
encouraged to seek
professional support and to report the incident to a campus
ADDITIONAL SEX OFFENSE INFORMATION
Cases at TMCC involving alleged sexual offenses are subject to
the procedures and definitions outlined in the following NSHE
Title 2, Chapter 6 (Read Source)
President to Order Administrative Leave.
The president of each System institution may order
any member of the System community to be placed on
administrative leave for the interim period pending a
disciplinary hearing whenever the president determines that
administrative leave is required in order: (B/R 5/92)
To protect life, limb or property;
To ensure the maintenance of order; or