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Negligent Manslaughter - Clery Crimes/Hierarchy Rules

Negligent Manslaughter

a. Is defined as the killing of another person through gross negligence.

Comments

  • Each victim is counted as one incident.
  • Deaths due to own negligence, accidental deaths not resulting from gross negligence and traffic fatalities are NOT Clery reportable.


Examples of Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter

b. Scenario 1: A gunman enters a classroom on campus and kills two students and a faculty member before being subdued and arrested. Include three incidents of on-campus Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter in your crime statistics.

c. Scenario 2: Two groups of students get into an argument in a campus parking lot. Jim punches Joe and causes him to hit his head on a concrete sidewalk, inflicting severe head trauma. Two days later, Joe dies. Include one incident of on-campus Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter in your crime statistics.

d. Scenario 3: A husband and wife have an argument at a married student housing facility owned by the institution that is five miles from campus, and the wife shoots and kills her husband. Include one incident of noncampus Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter in your crime statistics. Also include one incident of noncampus Domestic Violence. (Domestic Violence is discussed on pages 3-37 and 3-38.)

e. Scenario 4: A nonstudent is shot and killed during an armed Robbery on a city-owned sidewalk in front of a building on campus. Include one incident of public property Murder and Non-negligent Manslaughter in your crime statistics.

f. Scenario 5: Two students get into an argument at a popular off-campus bar. Bob attacks Brad with a broken bottle and Brad pulls out a gun and kills Bob. Do not include this incident in your Clery Act statistics because the incident occurred at a private facility off campus.


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