5 MARS Road, located between Roswell Instructional Center (RIC) and Roswell Instructional Technology Center (RITC) buildings
Campus Safety/Security reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs. The ENMU-R Safety/ Security staff consists of the Captain (Director of Security) and University Security Officers (USO). The department also employs Student Security Officers (SSO). Security personnel perform foot and vehicle patrols of the entire campus and Residence Hall areas daily. Campus Safety/Security is on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays. ENMU-R works very closely with the NM State Police (who are our first responders) as well as the Chaves County Sheriff's Department & the Roswell Police Department. All law enforcement requirements are referred to these entities.
Campus Safety/Security serves as a deterrent to ENMU-R rule violations. These rules are stated clearly in the Student Handbook. Security personnel also assist with the investigation of personal injury incidents/accidents that may occur on campus. ENMU-R Safety/Security personnel investigate violations of the student code of conduct. The investigations of these violations of the student code of conduct are turned over to the Vice President for Student Affairs. ENMU-R Security personnel also promote safety on the campus and secure campus facilities.
REPORTING A CRIME
If it is an emergency call 911 and Campus Security
The Safety/Security Department can be contacted 24 hours a day by phone at (575) 624-7180, (575) 624-7181 or by cell phone at (575) 317-6179. The Campus Switchboard Operator can also contact the Security Department and can be reached at (575) 624-7000 during normal business hours, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Thursday and 8:00 am to Noon on Fridays. The NM State Police can be reached at (575) 622-7200, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Chaves County Sheriff's Dept. can also be contacted at any time at (575) 624-6500. All students and employees are encouraged to report any suspicious or criminal activity to the Safety/Security Department. If a criminal act has been committed, the NM State Police or Chaves County Sheriff's Dept. will be contacted. These agencies along with Campus Security personnel will prepare and submit criminal incident report(s). If a call is reported to the State Police, immediately notify Campus Safety/Security.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY and AWARENESS
The campus community must assume responsibility for their own personal safety and the security of their personal safety and security. All valuable items should be marked with an engraver or the serial number stored in a safe place. Students are encouraged to park their vehicles in lighted parking areas and keep them locked at all times. Students should report any suspicious-looking individual whom they feel does not belong on campus. There are three payphones around the campus (in front of the ITC, in front of the bookstore, and in front of the swimming pool) and six emergency contact intercom systems that provide direct contact with the Safety/Security Department (1 in front of east entrance of the Administration Building, 4 are located at Sierra Vista Village and 1 in front of the Safety/Security Department). In the event a member of the campus community becomes the victim of a crime, he/she should report the incident immediately.
ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
ENMU-R is a drug/alcohol free institution. The possession of alcohol and/or illicit drugs is strictly PROHIBITED. Any violation of this policy will result in the appropriate law enforcement agency being notified for the filing of criminal charges and/or administrative action by the university.
Members of the campus community are provided with an Alcohol and Drug Prevention Handbook, which contains policies and procedures applicable to alcohol and drug usage. Information regarding this subject is also available in the ENMU-R Student Handbook; it can also be accessed on the ENMU-R website under the Student Handbook Drug and Alcohol Policy
FIREARMS AND WEAPONS
ENMU-R is posted as a weapons free campus. The ban on weapons and firearms apply to your person and extends to all personal vehicles, as a crime on university property. If found the State Police will be called immediately for appropriate action.
CAMPUS CRIME REPORT
In accordance with the Crime Awareness Act of 1990, ENMU-R provides information relating to crime statistics and Security measures to prospective students, matriculated students, and employees. This information is available on the website at: Students Right to Know Campus Crime Reports
ENMU-R has established policies concerning sexual harassment covering all employees and students. This policy can be found in both the Employee Handbook and the ENMU-R Student handbook. The handbooks outline the procedures that students and employees should follow should they become the victim of a sexual assault or harassment situation.
ENMU-R provides programs, which can be attended on a voluntary basis by students and staff at the beginning of each semester. Topics included in these programs are rape, acquaintance rape, and other forcible or non-forcible sex offenses. The meeting places and times will be posted on the public bulletin board.
ENMU-R officials will NOT tolerate sexual assaults of any type, either by staff or students and will take all steps to support the criminal prosecution of persons involved in these types of activities. However, should any incident of sexual assault occur on campus, these procedures will be followed:
Immediately notify Campus Security. The Director of Campus Security will notify the proper law enforcement agencies with the strictest confidentiality. If this is an emergency situation, call 911 and Campus Security. Do NOT disturb the crime scene. Evidence is very fragile, and will be collected by trained evidence technicians. DO NOT change clothing or shower. Valuable evidence can be collected and its integrity must be maintained. The Director of Campus Security will notify the appropriate members of ENMU-R Administration.
The ENMU-R Administration wishes to maintain a safe campus environment and is concerned about the welfare of all members of the campus community. Should a member become a victim of a sexual assault, every resource will be utilized to insure the victim receives immediate assistance, as well as follow-up counselling and attention.
The Administration of ENMU-R will make every reasonable effort to accommodate a change in academic or living arrangements, if requested by the victim. Both the accuser and accused are afforded the opportunity to due process, whether the incident is handled in the court system or through the campus administrative process. Both parties are entitled to have other individuals present during the proceeding. The parties will be notified of the administration's final determination and imposed sanctions.
VICTIMS’ BILL OF RIGHTS
Victims of dating violence domestic violence, sexual assault or violent crime will have the right to following:
- Reasonable Changes to Academic and living situations.
- Referral to counseling, victims’ advocacy and other resources.
- Assistance in notifying law enforcement.
- The same opportunity as the accused to have others present at any disciplinary hearing(s).
- Unconditional Notification of the outcomes of hearings, sanctions, and terms of sanctions in place.
- Confidentiality to the extent allowable by law and University Policy.
CONVICTED SEXUAL OFFENDERS
According to the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, all convicted Sexual Offenders are required to register with the Sheriff in the County in which they reside each year. The information concerning the registered sex offenders for Chaves County can be obtained by accessing the Campus Security's link on the ENMU-R website, notifying the Chaves County Sheriff's Department in writing, or by using the internet and choosing the following page: Depending on the degree of the offence, the offender must also register with the Security office. http://www.nmsexoffender.dps.state.nm.us
All convicted felons must disclose all information and be cleared by the Vice President for Student Affairs as a part of the admissions process.
The Director of Security and staff are available for presentations of any crime prevention topic, which could include rape awareness, safety precautions, drug and alcohol abuse information, or any other topic requested by the campus community. ENMU-R will make every effort to meet the needs of members of the campus community to insure their well-being while on campus.
Campus landscaping is maintained to increase visibility and eliminate potential hazards where a person or persons could conceal themselves. Security Cameras are in use in all major parking lots and the Swimming Pool area.
ENMU-R has Emergency Operating Procedures for Critical Incidents. This plan is intended to highlight potential areas of risk or vulnerability to campus personnel and facilities. The purpose of this plan is to provide clear guidance to the campus community during a crisis situation.
A copy of the Emergency Operating Procedures may be obtained by contacting the Director of Security or by clicking here: Emergency Operating Procedures
ACCESS TO CAMPUS FACILITIES
Students, faculty, & employees at ENMU-R have access to instructional, recreational, & administrative buildings, as well as the public areas during normal work hours. Facilities are locked after normal working hours but may be accessed by contacting Safety/Security. Use of facilities after normal working hours is restricted and requires proper credentials (ENMU-R Facility/Staff ID). In some areas advance authorization is required.
The general public can attend & are encouraged to attend continuing education, cultural, and recreational events on campus with access limited to the facilities in which the events are held.
|Roswell Refuge for Battered Adults||(575) 627-8361|
|Local Rape or Suicide Crisis||(575) 623-1480|
|National Suicide Prevention||800-273-8255|
|National Runaway Switchboard||800-786-2929|