2022/2023 Academic Year
$125.00 for Students
The Public Safety Office is committed to providing a safe and secure environment as essential to the Juniata College community. The Public Safety Office focuses on the protection of college assets, but the primary goal is to assure a safe, secure, and comfortable living environment which promotes learning and personal development. Respect, consideration, and fairness to others are paramount in our daily operations.
The Public Safety Office at Juniata College is an important area within Student Affairs. The staff of six full-time officers, one full time office support officer, two part-time officers, are supervised by a Director who reports to the Dean of Students.
The Public Safety Office is a service-oriented operation on our campus. The Public Safety Officers have a variety of training and professional experiences ranging from criminal investigation procedures, self-defense techniques, and medical training. Each officer must go through periodic training as part of their employment requirements. Public Safety personnel are on the job 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The department has at its disposal a vehicle with full radio communication equipment to communicate with local law enforcement agencies and EMA. The Public Safety Officers have an excellent working relationship with the local and state police.
The sworn police officers receive their authority from Act 501 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes. Two Officer are also trained under Act 120, known as the Municipal Police Training and Education Act. All officers are also trained under Act 235 (lethal weapons training) and do carry fire arms.
The College employs approximately 400 non student employees. To view employee information click on the the following: Human Resources
To view other policies and procedures click on the the following: Pathfinder
Routine checks by Public Safety and Facilities Services occur with regards to out door lighting, landscaping, groundskeeping and any other potential security problems.
Students and employees may report emergencies or criminal acts in a variety of ways: By calling the Public Safety Office at 814-641-3163, calling the JC Crime Watch 814-641-3318, through their Resident Assistant or Residence Life Coordinator, or by calling the Huntingdon Police directly. The college investigates all incidents that are reported by students and staff to determine the appropriate response and follow-up either through the campus judicial process or through the local or State Police Departments.
The following statistics are furnished in compliance with the Federal Student Right-to-know and Campus Security Act of 1990(Clery Act) you can view the statistics supplied to the Department of Education by clicking on the following link: Clery Stats
You can also view information about the colleges judicial system by visiting the Dean of Students web page.
The Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act requires institutions to notify employees and students on where they can go to obtain the state information on individuals who may be employed or enrolled on campus that have been convicted of a criminal offense against a minor or convicted of a sexually violent offense. This information can be obtained from the following web site maintained by the PA State Police: http://www.pameganslaw.state.pa.us/
This information is provided on an annual basis to all current students and employees and upon request to prospective students and employees.
Any questions concerning this information should be directed to Juniata College Department of Public Safety at (814) 641-3163
The following link will take you to the Amber Alert Web Site: http://www.amber.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/amber_alert/5045
This link will take you to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Web Site: http://www.pema.state.pa.us/
Information can be found at the Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Education web site, in reference to Identity theft.
1700 Moore Street
Huntingdon, PA 16652
Emergency # (814) 641-3636