The College will inform the complainant if it cannot maintain confidentiality.
Bystander intervention focuses on helping individuals understand and become more sensitive to crimes of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking by providing prevention and interruption skills.
The College will keep an investigation confidential to the extent possible, but cannot guarantee absolute confidentiality because release of some information on a “need-to-know-basis” is essential to a thorough investigation.
When determining whether to maintain confidentiality, the College may weigh the request for confidentiality against the following factors; the seriousness of the alleged harassment; the complainant’s age; whether there have been other complaints about the same individual; and the accused individual’s rights to receive information about the allegations if the information is maintained by the College as an “educational record” under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
These crimes should be reported as soon as possible to the College Police Department direct dial (818) 409-5911 or campus extension 4000, or local area law enforcement (dial 911).
You may also report the offense to; A victim of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking has the option to report the offense directly to the College Police direct dial (818) 409-5911 or campus extension 4000 or local area law enforcement (dial 911).