Alcohol violations on the rise at Baylor

Monday, October 28, 2013

Baylor University continues to see a rise in alcohol-related violations, a trend that campus police said has become a bigger enforcement priority.

The Baylor Police Department recorded 83 alcohol violations — including 71 at on campus residence halls — in 2012. That’s a 14 percent increase compared to the 62 alcohol- related cases the school had in 2011, and represented a third year of increased alcohol incidents on the dry campus.

Colleges and universities are required to publish crime statistics annually in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act.

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