4.15 – Theft and Vandalism Prevention

POLICY:  All employees are expected to immediately follow appropriate procedures to report any suspected vandalism or theft incidents at any College site.  Further, it is expected that all employees having knowledge of an incident shall cooperate with any external investigation conducted by law enforcement or any internal investigation that is conducted.


This policy applies to all Spoon River College employees.


  1. The Vice President contacts local authorities to report theft or vandalism. The College generally seeks prosecution of any individual suspected of theft or vandalism.
  2. Please refer to the Records Retention Policy regarding the retention of related Incident Report Forms.


  1. Any individual that notices or suspects that something has been stolen or vandalized should immediately contact the President, the Vice President, or the Directors of the Havana, Rushville, or Outreach sites.
  2. The employee reporting the incident must complete a written Incident Report, located at S:\SRCInfo\Forms-Printable before the end of the workday.
  3. The individual receiving the report or designee may request an interview with any witnesses and may have pictures taken of vandalized.
  4. If appropriate, an area in which an incident has occurred may be secured for further investigation.