The following policies have been adopted to comply with the requirements of the Campus Security Act (34 CFR 668.46).
In the event that a situation arises, either on or off campus, that, in the judgment of the School Director / Administrator, constitutes an ongoing or continuing threat, a campus wide “timely warning” will be issued.
When a determination has been made that a timely warning should be issued, Gurnick Academy will inform the campus community by taking following one or more appropriate steps to ensure timely notification:
- The warning will be issued through faculty, staff and management
- Campus-wide email of the timely notice issued
- Warning fliers around the campus distributed
- Website warning posted:
Such warning(s) may include, but are not limited to, the following information Type of crime, date, time occurred, location and any suspect information .
- Anyone with information warranting a timely warning should report the circumstances to the School Director / Administrator, by phone or in person.
Annual Disclosure of Crime Statistics
The school prepares this report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. The full text of this report can be located on our web site at www.gurnick.edu. This report is prepared in cooperation with the local law enforcement agencies surrounding our campus. Each entity provides updated information on their educational efforts and programs to comply with the Act.
Campus crime, arrest and referral statistics include those reported to Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. These statistics may also include crimes that have occurred in private residences or businesses and is not required by law. California law (11160 of the California Penal Code) requires prompt, mandatory reporting to the local law enforcement agency by health care practitioners when they provide medical services to a person they know or reasonably suspects is suffering from wounds inflicted by a firearm or is a result of assaultive or abusive conduct. Personnel inform students of the procedures to report crime to the School Director / Administrator on a voluntary or confidential basis, should they feel it is in the best interest of the student. A procedure is in place to anonymously capture crime statistics disclosed confidentially.
Each year, an e-mail notification is made to all enrolled students that provides web site to access this report. Faculty and staff receive similar notification via email. Copies of the report may also be obtained by request from the School Director / Administrator.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts encourages anyone who is the victim or witness to any crime to promptly report the incident to the school personnel. If reported to the police the report will be public record under state law, the school cannot hold reports of crime in confidence.
To Report a Crime
Contact the School Director / Administrator for non-emergencies and the emergency service telephone number 911 for emergencies. This information is posted in several conspicuous places in the school, including the student lounge. In the event of a crime or other emergency students are instructed to notify any school personnel who will place the 911 calls. If the nature of the emergency is such that this is not possible, the students should call 911 themselves.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts does not allow confidential reporting. All reports will be investigated. The school does not have procedures for voluntary, confidential reporting of crime statistics. Violations of the law will be referred to law enforcement agencies and when appropriate, to the School Director / Administrator for review. When a potentially dangerous threat to the Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts community arises, timely reports or warnings will be issued through the posting of flyers on campus, in- class announcements, or other appropriate means.
During business hours, the school will be open to students, employees, contractors, guests, and invitees. During non business hours access to all school facilities is by key, if issued, or by admittance via authorized personnel.
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts does not have campus residences.
Campus Police Authority and Jurisdiction
Security personnel hired by Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts have the authority to ask persons for identification and to determine whether individuals have lawful business at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. Security personnel do not possess arrest power. Criminal incidents are referred to the local police who have jurisdiction on the campus. All crime victims and witnesses are strongly encouraged to immediately report the crime to campus security personnel and the appropriate police agency. Prompt reporting will assure timely warning notices on-campus and timely disclosure of crime statistics.
General Procedures for Reporting Crime or Emergency
Community members, students, faculty, staff, and guests are encouraged to report all crimes and public safety related incidents to the School Director / Administrator in a timely manner. Gurnick Academy of Medial Arts does not have campus police.
To report a crime or an emergency on school grounds, contact the School Director / Administrator. To report a non-emergency security or public safety related matter, contact the School Director / Administrator.
All Gurnick of Medical Arts incident reports are forwarded to the School Director / Administrator for review and potential. The School Director / Administrator will investigate a report when it is deemed appropriate.
If assistance is required from the local Police Department or Fire Department, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts will contact the appropriate unit. If a sexual assault or rape should occur, staff on the scene, will offer the victim assistance after calling 911.
This publication contains information about on-campus and off campus resources. That information is made available to provide Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts community members with specific information about the resources that are available in the event that they become the victim of a crime. The information about “resources” is not provided to infer that those resources are “reporting entities" for Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts.
Crimes should be reported to the School Director / Administrator to ensure inclusion in the annual crime statistics and to aid in providing timely warning notices to the community, when appropriate.
Security Awareness Programs
During orientation students are informed of services offered the school. Students are told about crime on- campus. Similar information is presented to new employees during new hire orientation.
Periodically, as determined to be needed, presentations or materials may be provided on crime prevention awareness, sexual assault prevention, drug and alcohol abuse, theft, and vandalism, as well as educational sessions on personal safety.
A common theme of all awareness and crime prevention policy programs is to encourage students and employees to be aware of their responsibility for their own security and the security of others.
Information is disseminated to students and employees through the Campus Security Policy and at orientation.
When time is of the essence, information is released to students and employees through in person announcements by school personnel, security alerts posted prominently throughout campus, and through computer memos sent over the university's electronic mail system.
Crime Prevention Programs
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts does not have a crime prevention program. In addition, Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts does not have any off-campus student organizations that require monitoring of criminal activity off campus.