Department of Public Safety
1319 Cramer Cir, Big Rapids, MI 49307
If an emergency call 911
Campus Crime Hotline:
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F.R. 668.46.
The 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 States Department of Education, which can impose civil penalties, up to $54,789 per violation, against institutions for each infraction and can suspend institutions from participating in federal student financial aid programs.
The Ferris State University Department of Public Safety (FSU DPS) is required to maintain a public log of all crimes and fires reported to the department. The log is required to have the most recent 60 days worth of information. Each entry in the log must contain the nature, date, time and general location of each crime and disposition of the complaint, if known. Information in the log older than 60 days must be made available within two business days.
The Ferris State University Department of Public Safety Crime/Incident Map is a public
resource containing general information on recent crime activity and calls for service.
The University community can view crimes and incidents by classification, date, location,
The data is susceptible to a degree of error and FSU DPS does not make any warranty, representation or guarantee as to the content, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any of the data or information herein for any reason.
The Crime and Incident Map is uploaded by department staff and interns periodically throughout the week and only contains incidents from the previous 10 days.