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Clery Act CSA Crime Reporting Form


This form is only to be used by Campus Security Authorities to report Clery Act crimes. All others should contact the University Police directly at 701-231-8998 to file a Police Report. In an emergency, dial 911.

  1. Type of Sexual Offense (if applicable)
  2. Complaintant is
  3. Was alleged perpetrator an NDSU student?
  4. Was offense reported to NDSU Police Department?
  5. Was offense reported to other law enforcement agency?
  6. Was a weapon involved in the commission of the offense?
  7. Was offense in association with a University sponsored event/activity?
  8. Was offense alcohol or other drug related?
Aggravated Assault

An unlawful attack by one person upon another wherein the offender uses a weapon or displays it in a threatening manner, or the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration, or loss of consciousness.

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Arson

To unlawfully and intentionally damage or attempt to damage any real or personal property by fire or incendiary device.

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Burglary

The unlawful entry into a building or other structure with the intent to commit a felony or a theft.

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Dating Violence

The term ‘‘dating violence’’ means violence committed by a person

  1. Who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim and
  2. The existence of such a relationship shall be based on the reporting party’s statement and with consideration of the length of the relationship, the type of relationship, and the frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.


For the purposes of this definition-

  • Dating Violence includes, but is not limited to, sexual or physical abuse or the threat of such abuse.
  • Dating violence does not include acts covered under the definition of domestic violence.

For the purposes of complying with the requirements of this section and section 668.41, any incident meeting this definition is considered a crime for the purposes of Clery Act reporting.


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Domestic Violence

The term ‘‘domestic violence’’ means

  1. Felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed—
    (i) By a current or former spouse or intimate partner of the victim;
    (ii) By a person with whom the victim shares a child in common;
    (iii) By a person who is cohabitating with or has cohabitated with the victim as a spouse or intimate partner;
    (iv) By a person similarly situated to a spouse of the victim under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction in which the crime of violence occurred; or
    (v) By any other person against an adult or youth victim who is protected from that person’s acts under the domestic or family violence laws of the jurisdiction in which the crime of violence occurred.
  2. For the purposes of complying with the requirements of this section and section 668.41, any incident meeting this definition is considered a crime for the purposes of Clery Act reporting.



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Fondling

is defined as the touching of the private parts of another person for the purposes of sexual gratification, without the consent of the victim, including instances where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her age or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental incapacity.

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Hate Crimes

A criminal offense committed against a person or property which is motivated, in whole or in part, by the offender’s bias.  Bias is a preformed negative opinion or attitude toward a group of persons based on their race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or gender identity.

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Incest

is defined as nonforcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.

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Motor Vehicle Theft

The theft of a motor vehicle.

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Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter

The willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another.

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Negligent Manslaughter

The killing of another person through negligence.

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Rape

is defined as the penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.

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Robbery

The taking or attempting to take anything of value under confrontational circumstances from the control, custody, or care of another person by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear of immediate harm.

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Sexual Assault

“Sexual assault” means an offense that meets the definition of rape, fondling, incest, or statutory rape as used in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting system. A sex offense is any act directed against another person, without the consent of the victim, including instances where the victim is incapable of giving consent. 

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Stalking

The term “stalking” means

  1. 1) engaging in a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to—
    (i) fear for the person’s safety or the safety of others; or
    (ii) Suffer substantial emotional distress.
  2. For the purposes of this definition—
    (i) Course of conduct means two or more acts, including, but not limited to, acts which the stalker directly, indirectly, or through third parties, by any action, method, device, or means follows, monitors, observes, surveils, threatens, or communicates to or about, a person, or interferes with a person’s property.
    (ii) Substantial emotional distress means significant mental suffering or anguish that may, but does not necessarily, require medical or other professional treatment or counseling.
    (iii) Reasonable persons means a reasonable person under similar circumstances and with similar identities to the victim.
  3. For the purposes of complying with the requirements of this section and section 668.41, any incident meeting this definition is considered a crime for the purposes of Clery Act reporting.



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Statutory Rape

is defined as nonforcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent. 

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