In case of emergency, individuals may contact the MSK Security Department, or the New York Police Department at 911.
The MSK Security Department will investigate any violations pertaining to and surrounding reports of conduct that support any reckless or intentional situation that endangers the mental health, physical health or forced consumption of liquor or controlled substance for the purpose of initiation into or affiliation with any organization. The Security Department will assist in the prosecution of any crimes consistent with the crime of Hazing or related crimes as described in the Penal Law under section 120-16.
The Security Advisory Committee will meet as needed and will regularly review current campus security policies and procedures and solicit recommendations for improvement from all stakeholders. The Committee consists of the associate dean, one graduate faculty, two students, the director and assistant director of security and the housing liaison.
Upon arrival on campus, students will receive an orientation by the Security Department that will include:
- Securing personal property while on campus;
- Reporting incidents;
- Wearing identification badges while on campus grounds;
- Following rules and regulations;
- Professional conduct;
- The availability of counseling, advice and referrals; and
- Any related topics deemed appropriate for students by the Advisory Committee.
Campus crime statistics are available upon request by either visiting the United States Department of Education’s web site or by contacting the MSK Security Department at (212) 639-7866.
Violent offenses and related crimes must be immediately reported directly to the Security Department. The Security Department will make an initial assessment and conduct an investigation to determine the need for further notification to the New York City Police Department.
All Security Officers are licensed by the state of New York and have received 16 hours of classroom instruction and 120 hours of field training with a superior officer. All Security Officers also receive an additional eight hours of in-service training annually as well as roll call training daily on matters of importance that directly impact the safety of the institution. The campus is patrolled during non-business hours. Security Officers will respond to and investigate all crimes and serious incidents.