Black Hills State University Annual Jeanne Clery Report and Annual Fire Safety Report
Welcome to Black Hills State University. This report is prepared for members of the BHSU community as well as those who are considering studying, living and working at BHSU. The information outlined in this report includes campus crime statistics and critical campus safety information such as policies, crime prevention, crime reporting, and resources to aid you in living and learning on a college campus. Our philosophy is to work with you to provide information and resources to create an environment conducive to and supportive of students’ academic and personal success.
The BHSU Public Safety Department is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and city law as well as university regulations and policies. Public Safety oversees all BHSU Property, including parking lots and streets.
Public Safety officers work to ensure campus safety while working cooperatively with the Spearfish Police Department and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department. All officers rely on BHSU and Spearfish community members to report any suspicious activity, crimes being committed and crimes in progress. To make these reports, please call Public Safety at 605.641.6988 or 9.911 for emergencies from an on campus phone.