MICHIGAN STATE POLICE OFFICE OF SCHOOL SAFETY
INCIDENT REPORT


ACT NO. 551

Public Acts of 2018
Approved by the Governor December 27, 2018
Effective Date March 28, 2019

ENROLLED HOUSE BILL No. 5851
AN ACT to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled “An act to provide a system of public instruction and elementary and secondary schools; to revise, consolidate, and clarify the laws relating to elementary and secondary education; to provide for the organization, regulation, and maintenance of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to prescribe rights, powers, duties, and privileges of schools, school districts, public school academies, intermediate school districts, and other public school entities; to provide for the regulation of school teachers and certain other school employees; to provide for school elections and to prescribe powers and duties with respect thereto; to provide for the levy and collection of taxes; to provide for the borrowing of money and issuance of bonds and other evidences of indebtedness; to establish a fund and provide for expenditures from that fund; to make appropriations for certain purposes; to provide for and prescribe the powers and duties of certain state departments, the state board of education, and certain other boards and officials; to provide for licensure of boarding schools; to prescribe penalties; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,” (MCL 380.1 to 380.1852) by adding section 1308a.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 1308a.
(1) A school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy shall provide a report to the department of state police, in a form and manner prescribed by the department of state police, on both of the following types of incidents regarding a school operated by the school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy within 24 hours after the incident occurs:

     (a) An incident involving a crime that would be required to be reported under section 1310a(2).
     
(b) An incident, if known to the school, involving the attempted commission of a crime that would be required to 
           be reported under section 1310a(2)
.

(2) At least quarterly, the office of school safety created by law shall compile a report on the information received under subsection (1) and make the report available to the school safety commission created under section 5 of the comprehensive school safety plan act, the department, and any law enforcement agency upon request.
(3) A report under this section is exempt from the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246.
(4) If a school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy fails to comply with subsection (1), the department of state police may determine that the school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy is ineligible to receive any school
safety grants from the department of state police for the fiscal year in which the noncompliance is discovered by the department of state police.
Sec. 1310a.
(2) The reporting [of incidents of crime occurring on school premises, school-related vehicles, or at a school-sponsored activity] shall include at least crimes involving physical violence, gang-related activity, illegal possession of a controlled substance or controlled substance analogue, or other intoxicant, trespassing, and property crimes including, but not limited to, theft and vandalism. For a property crime, the report shall include an estimate of the cost to the [school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy] resulting from the property crime.


If this incident is an emergency and has not been reported to law enforcement, please call 911.  This report is required for ACT NO. 551; the information is used for statistical tracking and the database is not monitored 24/7.  You MUST follow your school's policy to report incidents to law enforcement


School district, public school academy, or intermediate school district:
Person completing incident report:
Incident information:
Format: mm/dd/yyyy
Type of incident involving a crime:
Type of incident, involving the attempted commission of a crime:
If the incident involved a property crime, include an estimate of the funds needed to repair the vandalism or destruction of school property
$

Questions regarding the Office of School Safety Incident Report can be directed to MSP-SchoolSafety@michigan.gov.