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JCCC takes each report seriously and will take action to hold violators accountable and prevent any recurrence.

If you have an emergency

If you're on campus, call the JCCC Police Department at 913-469-2500 (913-339-6699 TDD/TTY).

If you are off campus, call 911 for immediate assistance.

All JCCC supervisors are mandatory reporters and must report any allegations of sexual assault/harassment.

If an incident of sexual misconduct occurs, options for assistance and support include:

Confidential Reporting for Students and Employees
KOPS-Watch 1-888-258-3230 or jccc.edu/kops

JCCC Title IX Coordinators are trained in Title IX, Clery regulations and responding to reports of sexual misconduct and harassment:

  • Involving Students:
    Pam Vassar
    , Dean of Students and Learner Engagement
    913-469-3409 | pvassar@jccc.edu | SC 325 B

    Anne Turney, Director, Student Life and Leadership
    913-469-3534 | aturney1@jccc.edu | COM 100

  • Involving Employees:
    Colleen Chandler
    , Vice President, Human Resources
    913-469-7612 | cchandler@jccc.edu | GEB 275C

    Shane Hardiman, Manager, Employee Relations
    913-469-7610 | shardim1@jccc.edu | GEB 274

Title IX Coordinators can:

  • Assist you in getting help
  • Explain your rights
  • Investigate
  • Provide supportive measure options
  • File a formal complaint, if you choose to do so
  • Help report the incident to JCCC Police and/or local law enforcement, if you choose to do so

Supportive Measures

  • JCCC can offer or impose a variety of supportive measures to assist you. These services are available regardless of whether you choose to file a criminal or formal complaint and regardless of whether you choose to participate in a criminal or JCCC investigation.
  • Examples of supportive measures include, but are not limited to, academic accommodations, alternative work schedules/locations, course schedule changes, student financial aid assistance, health and mental health support, visa and immigration assistance and course withdrawal/load reductions.

NOTE: Even if you choose not to pursue a formal criminal action through JCCC Police, you can elect to file a complaint with a Title IX Coordinator (consistent with the JCCC Student Code of Conduct, Personnel Policies/Procedures, Title IX and Clery Act).

Reporting

  • Do so immediately following medical treatment/exam.
  • Call JCCC Police at 913-469-2500 or local law enforcement.
  • You can also go to a hospital emergency department specializing in forensic care if the incident occurred in the last 5 days.
  • If you have questions about where to go, contact JCCC Counseling at 913-469-3809 and
  • Even if you do not want to file a police report, you can report it anonymously through JCCC’s Keeping Our People Safe (KOPS-Watch) found at edu/kops.
  • Regardless of whether you report the incident, you are encouraged to seek medical attention.
  • Do not shower.
  • Do not eat, drink or brush your teeth.
  • Wear or bring the clothes you wore at the time of the assault to the hospital in a paper bag.
  • Try not to use the restroom until you are at the hospital.
  • Save text messages, instant messages, social networking pages or other communications as evidence.
  • A restraining order is an order from a court that requires one party to do, or refrain from doing, certain acts. For example, in can prohibit another person from contacting you or being near you.
  • If you have a court order, you should inform and provide JCCC Police with a copy of the order and/or Title IX Coordinators.
  • JCCC can help to ensure that the restraining or no-contact order is followed on campus and at JCCC events.
  • Even if you do not have a court order, in some but not all indedences, JCCC may be able issue a no-contact order as part of its investigation and resolution procedures or take further steps to minimize the interactions of you and the accused, such as rearranging class schedules or altering College employment arrangements.