Title 17. Education
Chapter 26. Colleges and Universities
Part XII. Campus Accountability and Safety
17:3399.14 Coordination with local law enforcement
A. Each institution and law enforcement and criminal justice agency located within the parish of the campus of the institution shall enter into a memorandum of understanding to clearly delineate responsibilities and share information in accordance with applicable federal and state confidentiality laws, including but not limited to trends about sexually-oriented criminal offenses occurring against students of the institution.
B. The Board of Regents’ Uniform Policy on Sexual Assault shall require that the memorandum of understanding, as described in Subsection A of this Section, be updated every two years.
C. Each memorandum of understanding entered into pursuant to this Part shall include:
(1) Delineation and sharing protocols of investigative responsibilities.
(2) Protocols for investigations, including standards for notification and communication and measures to promote evidence preservation.
(3) Agreed-upon training and requirements for the parties to the memorandum of understanding on issues related to sexually-oriented criminal offenses for the purpose of sharing information and coordinating training to the extent possible.
(4) A method of sharing general information about sexually-oriented criminal offenses occurring within the jurisdiction of the parties to the memorandum of understanding in order to improve campus safety.
D. The local law enforcement agency shall include information on its police report regarding the status of the alleged victim as a student at an institution as defined in this Part.
E. The institution shall not be held liable if the local law enforcement agency refuses to enter into a memorandum of understanding as required by this Section.
Added by Acts 2015, No. 172, § 1, eff. June 23, 2015.