The Campus Safety and Security Data System is a Web-based system developed for the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education to provide reported criminal offenses for over 6000 colleges and universities in the United States. It was authorized by Congress with the 1998 amendment to the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to help potential college students and their parents’ research criminal offenses on college campuses. The system assists students and parents in providing a safe learning environment and to keep well informed about campus security. This system has two parts:
The Campus Safety and Security collection system can be accessed online at: http://surveys.ope.ed.gov/security.
The Campus Safety and Security dissemination system can be accessed online at: http://ope.ed.gov/security.
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