Number of rape cases at Texas State University four times higher than previously reported

Number of rape cases at Texas State University four times higher than previously reported

October 1, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


SALLY:TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY HAS SIGNIFICANTLY UNDER-REPORTED CRIME NUMBERS FOR YEARS–THAT’S ACCORDING TO A RECENT REPORT..NOW THE UNIVERSITY IS CORRECTING THOSE MISTAKES — AND SAYS CAMPUS RAPES ACTUALLY OCCURRED 4 TIMES MORE OFTEN THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED.CANDY RODRIGUEZ HAS BEEN LOOKING AT THE NUMBERS OVERNIGHT… CANDY… WHAT ELSE ARE YOU FINDING? CANDY:GOOD MORNING…THIS DATA ONLY GOES BACK THREE YEARS.BUT TAKE A LOOK AT THIS.IN 20-17, THE UNIVERSITY REPORTED JUST 1 RAPE.NOW THEY SAY THERE WERE ACTUALLY 17.AND IN 20-16, THEY REPORTED JUST 7 RAPES.NOW THAT’S JUMPED TO 21.LAST YEAR, THERE WERE 19 RAPES… AND THERE’S NOT OLD DATA FOR 20-18. THESE ARE NEW NUMBERS. THE UPDATED CRIME REPORT ALSO LISTS DATING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NUMBERS. WITH 39 REPORTS IN TOTAL DURING THE THREE-YEAR SPAN. AS WELL AS 17 STALKING INCIDENTS.A VAST COMPARISON TO WHAT HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED…NOW, THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WILL HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT. SINCE THE UNIVERSITY’S COMPLIANCE WITH THE CLERY ACT IS IN QUESTION. THAT FEDERAL STATUTE REQUIRES UNIVERSITIES TO REPORT CAMPUS CRIME DATA.AS WELL AS WARN STUDENTS OF ANY SAFETY THREATS. SCHOOLS THAT DON’T FOLLOW THE FINANCIAL PENALTIES. CANDY:TEXAS STATE OFFICIALS SAY THEY ARE NOT AWARE OF ANY INVESTIGATION BY THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.AND WORKED CLOSELY WITH THE DEPARTMENT TO RELEASE THIS UPDATED REPORT. NOW, UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS SAY THEY WILL WORK TO FIND THE BEST WAY TO TRACK AND RECORD CRIME STATISTICS MOVING FORWARD FOR ITS LOCATIONS IN ROUND ROCK