Incident reporting

Procedure: reporting of security or safety incidents

  • All incidents of a security/safety nature on the academic campus should be reported in the first instance to Security Control on 24-hour line 0114 222 4085 (ext. 24085) or 0114 222 4444 (ext. 4444) in emergency only.
  • All incidents of a security/safety nature at the student residences should be reported in the first instance to the 24-hour Residences Monitoring Room on 0114 222 4075 (ext. 24075).
  • The victim in all reported cases of all crimes, but in particular assault, indecency, fraud, theft (including car or cycle theft) and burglary are advised to inform both the local Police and the Security Team. If in doubt, advice on Police involvement may be sought from the Security Manager.
  • Criminal offences committed by students will be reported to the police by the Security Manager, in line with general student regulations.
  • Any Police involvement on University premises is to be notified to the Security Manager to enable effective University management of any subsequent actions on our estate.
  • Where appropriate, in addition to any Police involvement into alleged criminal offences by staff, Human Resources will be informed by the Security Manager for possible consideration under the University disciplinary procedure.
  • This reporting procedure should be followed 24 hours per day.