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2019 Independence Community College Crime & Safety Report

Is Independence Community College safe? Below we'll take a look at crime statistics for the college campus and surrounding areas.

What you'll find in our crime and safety report on Independence Community College:

Understanding the Crime Stats for Independence Community College

Crime & Safety Definitions

Our crime statistics come from the U.S. Department of Education's Campus Safety and Security data. The four types of crimes we will be analyzing are violence against women, arrests for major crimes, arrests for possession, and disciplinary actions.

Murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and arson are the types of things included in the arrests for major crimes category. 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

It is not unusual for institutions to report that no incidents occurred in some 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.

Zero incidents of reported crime may be nice to see, but it does not necessarily mean the school is safer, as it could indicate lax reporting. Likewise, a high number of incidents may just mean that the school is stricter about law enforcement and reporting.

Independence Community College Overall Crime Stats

33 Total Number of Incidents
37.08 Incidents per 1000 Students
In 2019, Independence Community College reported 33 incidents related to crime and safety that involved students at or near campus or on other properties associated with the school. Based on a student body population of 890, that's 37.08 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 8 1,670 8.99 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 1 880 1.12 1,352.94
Violence Against Women 1 334 1.12 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 23 2,670 25.84 4,574.85

Independence Community College Overall Crime by Category

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

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Disciplinary actions account for 69.7% of all crime and safety incidents at the school. Around 3.0% of the crime and safety-related incidents at Independence Community College resulted in arrests for possession. About 24.2% of incidents were arrests for major crimes. Acts of violence against women accounted for 3.0% of incidents.

Comparison to Other Schools in the Nation

The charts below show how Independence Community College 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.

Arrests for Possession  (Incidents)
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We can factor in the size of the school and look at the incidents per thousand students as well.

Arrests for Possession  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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Arrests for Major Crimes  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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Violence Against Women  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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Disciplinary Actions  (Incidents per 1000 Students)
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Independence Community College Overall Crime by Location

The percentage breakdown of Independence Community College crime and safety incidents by location is shown in the following chart.

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Independence Community College On-Campus Crime Stats

33 Total Number of Incidents
37.08 Incidents per 1000 Students
In 2019, Independence Community College reported 33 incidents related to crime and safety that involved students on campus. Based on a student body population of 890, that's 37.08 incidents per 1,000 students.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 8 1,585 8.99 4,000.00
Arrests for Possession 1 813 1.12 888.89
Violence Against Women 1 331 1.12 1,000.00
Disciplinary Actions 23 2,645 25.84 4,544.91

Independence Community College On-Campus Crime by Category

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

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Independence Community College Residence Hall Crime Stats

32 Total Number of Incidents
35.96 Incidents per 1000 Students
Independence Community College reported 32 safety-related incidents involving students in residence halls in 2019. Note that these numbers are also included in the on-campus crimes category. That works out to 35.96 incidents per 1,000 students, considering that the student body population is 890.

In order to make this data a little clearer, the table below shows the number of incidents by category and the maximum number of incidents reported by a school in that category.

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 8 167 8.99 101.80
Arrests for Possession 1 715 1.12 180.35
Violence Against Women 0 140 0.00 53.89
Disciplinary Actions 23 2,507 25.84 4,029.94

Independence Community College Residence Hall Crime by Category

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

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References

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