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Frequently Asked Questions 

Q: Where can I obtain information about Safety and Security at Southeastern University?

A: Information regarding Safety and Security at Southeastern University can be found in the Annual Security report. Follow this link.

 

Q: Where can I obtain information about Safety and Security at Polk State College?

A: Information regarding Safety and Security at Polk State College can be found in the Annual Safety and Security Report. Follow this link.

 

Q: What is the Jeanne Clery Act and how can I get more information about it?

A: The Jeanne Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Compliance is monitored by the United Sates Department of Education, which can impose civil penalties, up to $35,000 per violation, against institutions for each infraction and can suspend institutions from participating in federal student financial aid programs. The law is name for Jeanne Clery, a 19-year-old Leigh University freshman who was raped and murdered in her campus residence hall in 1986. The backlash against unreported crimes on numerous campuses across the country led to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act, signed in 1990, was originally known as the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act. More information can be obtained at http://clerycenter.org/.

 

Q: If I have questions about Safety and Security at either college who should I contact?

A: For questions about Polk State College please contact Lieutenant Bobby Neil by calling the Security Communications Center at 863.297.1059 or email Lieutenant Neil at BNeil@polksheriff.org; For questions about Southeastern University please contact Lieutenant Richard Davis by calling 863.667.5190 or email Lieutenant Davis at RDavis@polksheriff.org.