The College of the Florida Keys

2019 The College of the Florida Keys Crime & Safety Report

Is CFK safe? On this page, we'll examine crime statistics for the college campus and surrounding areas.

Info in this crime and safety report on CFK:

A Word About the Crime Stats for CFK

Types of Crime & Safety Incidents

We have compiled this information on crime statistics from the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Safety and Security data. The types of crimes are divided into the following categories: arrests for major crimes, arrests for possession, violence against women, and disciplinary actions.

The arrests for major crimes category includes arrests for things such as murder, robbery, rape, aggravated assault, and arson. The violence against women grouping includes things such as domestic violence, date rape, and stalking. The arrests for possession classification deals with things such as weapons possession, alcohol violations, and drug violations. The disciplinary actions category involves possession of weapons, alcohol violations, and drug violations in the cases where no arrest occurred but some action was taken.

Number of Incidents

Many colleges and universities report zero incidents in some or all of these categories. In fact, 56% of the schools we cover reported no arrests for major crimes, 67% reported no violence against women, 70% reported no arrests for possession, and 68% reported no disciplinary actions.

While zero reported crimes may seem like a good sign, it does not necessarily indicate that the school has been safer. It may just be that the school doesn't have as strict reporting as others. Similarly, a high number of incidents could indicate that the school is more strict about reporting and law enforcement than other institutions.

CFK Overall Crime Stats

11 Total Number of Incidents
12.59 Incidents per 1000 Students
The College of the Florida Keys reported 11 safety-related incidents involving students on or near campus or at other properties affiliated with the school in 2019. That works out to 12.59 incidents per 1,000 students, considering that the student body population is 874.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 4 1,670 4.58 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 0 880 0.00 1,352.94
Violence Against Women 0 334 0.00 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 7 2,670 8.01 4,574.85

CFK Overall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of CFK crime and safety incidents are in each category.

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Disciplinary actions account for 63.6% of all crime and safety incidents at the school. About 36.4% of incidents were arrests for major crimes.

Comparison to Other Schools in the Nation

The charts below show how CFK compares to other colleges and universities in the nation when it comes to each category of crime and safety-related incidents. Note that this does not take school size into account so larger schools are likely to have more incidents.

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CFK Overall Crime by Location

The chart below shows what percentage of CFK crime and safety incidents happened in each location.

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CFK On-Campus Crime Stats

8 Total Number of Incidents
9.15 Incidents per 1000 Students
The College of the Florida Keys reported 8 safety-related incidents involving students on campus in 2019. Since the number of students at the school that year was 874, that's 9.15 incidents per 1,000 students.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 1 1,585 1.14 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 0 813 0.00 888.89
Violence Against Women 0 331 0.00 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 7 2,645 8.01 4,544.91

CFK On-Campus Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of CFK on-campus crime and safety incidents are in each category.

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CFK Residence Hall Crime Stats

8 Total Number of Incidents
9.15 Incidents per 1000 Students
The College of the Florida Keys reported 8 safety-related incidents involving students in residence halls in 2019. These counts are also included in the on-campus crimes category. Since the number of students at the school that year was 874, that's 9.15 incidents per 1,000 students.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 1 167 1.14 101.80
Arrests for Possession 0 715 0.00 180.35
Violence Against Women 0 140 0.00 53.89
Disciplinary Actions 7 2,507 8.01 4,029.94

CFK Residence Hall Crime by Category

The chart below shows what percentage of CFK crime and safety incidents in residence halls are in each category.

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3 Total Number of Incidents
3.43 Incidents per 1000 Students
The College of the Florida Keys reported 3 safety-related incidents involving students on public property in the Key West neighborhood around the campus in 2019. Since the number of students at the school that year was 874, that's 3.43 incidents per 1,000 students.

Below, you can see the number of incidents by category as well as the maximum number of incidents reported by any school for comparison's purposes.

Category Number of Incidents Max Number of Incidents (at any school) Number of Incidents per 1,000 students Max Number of Incidents per 1000 students (at any school)
Arrests for Major Crimes 3 67 3.43 666.67
Arrests for Possession 0 245 0.00 1,294.12
Violence Against Women 0 24 0.00 555.56
Disciplinary Actions 0 137 0.00 137.93

The chart below shows what percentage of CFK student-related crime and safety incidents in the Key West neighborhood surrounding the campus are in each category.

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References

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