SIU Campus Incident or Crime Report Form

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SIU Campus Incident or Crime Report Form

The is not a Police Report. Submitting this form will not generate a police report or police investigation. To file a police report call the SIU Police at 618-453-3771 or your local law enforcement agency.

Incident or Crime Report Form

What best describes the location of the incident? If the incident occurred in multiple places please check all that apply.

Crime Classification (See definitions below and check all that apply):
Do you have reason to suspect this incident occurred because of BIAS?
(This includes acts like threats, intimidation, vandalism, assault, etc.)


  • Aggravated Assault: an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. It is not necessary that injury result from an aggravated assault when a gun, knife or other weapon is used which could or probably would result in a serious potential injury if the crime were completed.
  • Arson: the willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, or personal property of another kind.
  • Burglary: the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or a theft. For reporting purposes this definition includes unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or a felony; breaking and entering with the intent to commit a larceny; house- breaking, safecracking; and all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.
  • Dating Violence: Violence committed by a person –
    • Who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim; and
    • Where the existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors:
    • The length of the relationship.
    • The type of relationship.
    • The frequency of interaction between the persons involved in the relationship.
  • Domestic Violence: Any person, who hits, chokes, kicks, threatens, harasses, or interferes with the personal liberty of another family or household member. Family or household members are defined as:
    • Family members related by blood.
    • People who are married or used to be married.
    • People who share or used to share a home, apartment, or other common dwelling.
    • People who have or allegedly have a child in common or a blood relationship through a child in common.
    • People who are dating, engaged, or used to date, including same sex couples.
    • People with disabilities and their personal assistants.
  • Drug Abuse Violation: The violations of state and local laws relating to the unlawful possession, sale, use, growing, manufacturing, and making of narcotic drugs. The relevant substances includeopium or cocaine and their derivatives (morphine, heroin, codeine); marijuana; synthetic narcotics (Demerol, methadone); and dangerous non-narcotic drugs (barbiturates, Benzedrine)
  • Liquor Law Violation: The violations of laws or ordinance prohibiting the manufacture, sale, transporting furnishing, possessing of intoxicating liquor; maintaining unlawful drinking places; bootlegging; operating a still; furnishing liquor to minor or intemperate person; using a vehicle for illegal transportation of liquor; drinking on a train or public conveyance; all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned. (Drunkenness and driving under the influence are not included in this definition.)
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: The theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. (Classify as motor vehicle theft all cases where automobiles are taken by persons not having lawful access, even though the vehicles are later abandoned - including joy riding.)
  • Murder/Non-negligent Manslaughter: The willful (non-negligent) killing of one person by another. NOTE: deaths caused by negligence, attempts to kill, assaults to kill, suicides, accidental deaths, and justifiable homicides are excluded.
  • Negligent Manslaughter: The killing of another person through gross negligence.
  • Robbery: The taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
  • Sex Offense: An offense that meets the definition of rape, forcible fondling, incest, or statutory rape as used in the FBI's UCR program.
    • Rape: The penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim, including instances where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her age or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental incapacity.
    • Fondling: The touching of the private body parts of another person for the purpose of sexual gratification, without the consent of the victim, including instances where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of his/her age or because of his/her temporary or permanent mental incapacity.
    • Incest: Non-forcible sexual intercourse between persons who are related to each other within the degrees wherein marriage is prohibited by law.
    • Statutory Rape: Non-forcible sexual intercourse with a person who is under the statutory age of consent.
  • Sexual harassment: Any unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, any conduct of a sexual nature that submission to or toleration of is a condition or term of employment or affects a student’s ability to participate or benefit from any university program, or such conduct that has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a person’s work/academic performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working/academic environment.
  • Stalking: Engaging in a course of conduct (2 or more acts) directed at a specific person, and he or she knows or should know that this course of conduct would cause a reasonable person to fear for his or her safety, safety of a third person or suffer emotional distress.
    • Such acts may include: Following, observing, monitoring, threatening, surveying, communicating to or about a person, interfering with or damaging a person's property or pet, and contact via electronic communication.
  • Weapon Law Violation: The violation of laws or ordinance dealing with weapon offenses, regulatory in nature, such as manufacture, sale or possession of deadly weapons; carrying deadly weapons, concealed or openly; furnishing deadly weapons to minors; aliens possession weapons; all attempts to commit any of the aforementioned.


We are also required to report statistics for bias-related (hate) crimes by the type of bias as defined below for the following classifications murder/non-negligent manslaughter, sex offenses (forcible and non-forcible), robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, arson, stalking, dating violence, and domestic violence (see definitions on the prior pages). Additional hate crime offenses are larceny-theft, destruction/damage/vandalism of property, intimidation, and simple assault (see definitions below).

If a hate crime occurs where there is an incident involving intimidation, vandalism, larceny, simple assault or other bodily injury, the law requires that the statistic be reported as a hate crime even though there is no requirement to report the crime classification in any other area of the compliance document.

A bias-related (hate) crime is not a separate, distinct crime, but is the commission of a criminal offense which was motivated by the offender's bias. For example, a subject assaults a victim, which is a crime. If the facts of the case indicate that the offender was motivated to commit the offense because of his bias against the victim's race, sexual orientation, etc... the assault is then also classified as a hate crime.


  • Larceny: The unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another.
  • Intimidation: To unlawfully place another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threatening words and/or other conduct, but without displaying a weapon or subjecting the victim to actual physical attack.
  • Vandalism: To willfully or maliciously destroy, injure, disfigure, or deface any public or private property, real or personal, without the consent of the owner or person having custody or control by cutting, tearing, breaking, marking, painting, drawing, covering with filth, or any other such means as may be specified by local law.
  • Simple Assault: An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury involving apparent broken bones, loss of teeth, possible internal injury, severe laceration or loss of consciousness.