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Crime Log: Clery Act Compliance

Crimes may not be in chronological order. The most recent crimes are at the top of the Crime Log. Hard copies are also available at the College Police Offices.


According to Virginia State Code, 23-232.2 an institution may withhold any of the required fields of entry, i.e. the nature, time, location and/or disposition if any of the following conditions apply:

  1. The disclosure is prohibited by law.
  2. If disclosure would jeopardize an ongoing criminal investigation or the safety of an individual.
  3. If disclosure would cause a suspect to flee or evade detection.
  4. If disclosure would result in the destruction of evidence.

The following is terminology used to complete the Disposition section of the NOVA Police Department Crime Log:

  • Accidental - Call or incident was unintentional, unintended or inadvertent.
  • Advised - Officer/dispatcher cleared the call with a warning, information was passed onto another party, or other party was made aware of the incident.
  • Arrest Custodial - Individual was taken into custody
  • Arrest Summons (Criminal) - Individual was released and given a summons (Criminal summons only).
  • Assisted/Completed - Rendered service to an individual or other agency.
  • Canceled by (RP) Reporting Party - Canceled by Reporting Party prior to dispatch of unit or unit arriving on scene.
  • Civil - Person advised incident is a civil matter.
  • Duplicate Call - Another call was received and dispatched for same incident.
  • EMS Patient Refusal - Patient refusal was obtained by EMS personnel (EMS was summoned and on scene).
  • EMS Refusal- No EMS Summoned - Person refused EMS services (EMS was not summoned).
  • EMS Trans by EMS - Person transported by EMS to medical facility. 
  • EMS Trans by POV - Person was transported by personal vehicle for medical treatment.
  • False Call - A call that is fictitious or false alarm caused by weather, power outage, or malfunction.
  • Field Interview - An interview of a subject or other parties involved in the incident and was documented.
  • Follow-Up Report Taken (Unit Only) - Used when an officer does follow-up on an existing CFS. Call is requed and comments added. Follow-up would be use if no further action was taken (Arrest of other significant change in final disposition).
  • Gone on Arrival - Subject has left the scene or unable to locate incident of subject.
  • Info Exchange - Information between parties was exchanged (Traffic crash).
  • No Police Action - Call or incident did not require any action or services.
  • Opened in Error - Call was initiated in error.
  • Other - Disposition not listed above. Notes MUST be added to comments. 
  • Report Taken - The call or incident was documented in writing or entered into a computer.
  • Testing - Test call or testing system.
  • Traffic Summons Issued - Traffic summons was issued (Traffic stops only).
  • Turned Over To (TOT) - Incident referred to another agency or department (Facilities, county police, Etc.).
  • Unable to Assist - Assistance was attempted but was unable to be completed. 
  • Unfounded - Call or incident is not based on fact or sound evidence, groundless, or baseless.