Lanier Technical College
2019 - 2020
Catalog and Student Handbook
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Statistics of Reported Crimes

At Lanier Technical College, the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff is always a top priority. In addition to support of various publics, many people are involved in keeping our campus safe and secure. However, a truly safe campus can only be achieved through the cooperation of all students, faculty, and staff. .

Campus Public Safety

We at Lanier Technical College strive to provide a safe and secure educational environment for our students, faculty, and staff. Lanier Technical College has its own Police Department.

The Lanier Technical College Police Department consist of sworn certified police officers, whose duties include enforcing laws, preventing and investigating crimes, providing security, and encouraging safety awareness. Officers patrol the campus Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 10:30 pm and Friday 08:00 am – 12:00 pm. Police and Security Officers provide additional security by patrolling parking lots and buildings, assisting motorists, and providing safety escorts. All Lanier Technical College Police Officer are certified and have full arrest powers.

Lanier Technical College Police Department also provides unarmed Security Service Officers (SSOs) to assist with security in buildings and around campuses. The SSOs are serving as the eyes and ears of the Lanier Technical College Police Department. The SSO’s do not have arrest authority.

The Campus Police Department has the primary responsibility of the Emergency Management function at Lanier Technical College.

Lanier Technical College adheres to and supports "20 U.S.C. 1092 (f) Disclosure of campus security policy and campus crime statistics" also known as the "The Clery Act". This law mandates that Colleges and Universities receiving Federal Aid report on campus crimes every October. Furthermore, the law requires that this information be available to students.

Lanier Technical College publishes The Annual Safety and Security Report each year. A copy may be found on the College Website. It is always available to students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, the crime statistics are available on the College website (www.laniertech.edu), in the college Catalog and Student Handbook, and in the Police Department.

Any questions or concerns related to safety and security should be reported to the Police officer on duty or the Police Chief at 770-533-6912, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m., Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays. To report any incident or crime on campus, call 678-410-8339. This number is monitored 24/7.

General Information

Campus Police is equipped to handle any and all emergencies that occur on campus. This includes, but is not limited to, domestic situations, student misconduct, traffic flow, etc. Campus Security is also available for personal meetings with students, faculty, and staff, or others that have a need for law enforcement or related advice.

Crime Statistics

The Campus Police will disclose any crime report made directly to any local or state law enforcement agency by a member of the campus community. Annual statistics are also collected from the Campus Police, the Office of Student Affairs, and Campus Security Authorities on campus and distributed by October 1, of each year in the publication "Lanier Technical College Annual Security and Safety Report," Three years of Crime Data may be found in this report at www.laniertech.edu under the Public Safety/Campus Police Heading.

Health Emergency Procedure

In case of a health or medical emergency, the following should be done:
  • Contact the Campus Police at 678-410-4139
  • Notify the closest administrative office of the medical emergency.
  • The appropriate administrator will assess the situation and
    • Contact the Campus Police at 678-410-4139
    • Call for emergency assistance if such action is warranted.
    • If the situation is not life threatening, or in the opinion of the administrator, the person with the emergency can make rational decisions, appropriate action will be taken in conjunction with the victim.

Health, Safety, and Physical Operation Plans

The Emergency Operations Plan and the Business Continuity Plan Plan are available to students by visiting the Police Department or calling the Chief of Police at 770-533-6912.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Lanier Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans, student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services. The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity.

The following persons has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

  • Title IX/Equity Coordinator, All Campuses, Nancy Beaver, Hall County Campus Breeden/Giles Hall, 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville, GA 30507, 770- 533-7001, nbeaver@laniertech.edu;
  • ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, All Campuses, Allison Haynes, Hall County Campus Breeden/Giles Hall, 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville, GA 30507, 770-533-6330, ahaynes@laniertech.edu;
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance Officer, All Campuses, Hall County Campus, Jill Cantrell, Director of Human Resources, Breeden/Giles Hall, 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville, GA 30507, 770-533-6903, cantrell@laniertech.edu;

Any complaints filed against the Title IX/Equity Coordinator or ADA/Section 504 Coordinator on any campus/center shall be handled by the Executive Vice President, Tim McDonald, Hall Campus, Deal Hall, 2535 Lanier Tech Drive, Gainesville, GA 30507, 770-533-6991, tmcdonald@laniertech.edu.

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