Chapter 21. Public Safety
The terms embezzlement, misappropriation, and other irregularities includes such things as:
Management is responsible for the proper operation of the University, safeguarding its assets, and detecting and reporting any improprieties. Managers must be familiar with the types of improprieties that may occur in their area and shall be alert for any indication of embezzlement, misappropriation, or irregularity that is or was in existence in their area. Whenever an impropriety is detected or suspected, the Public Safety Department must be contacted immediately. The Public Safety Department is responsible for the investigation or for the direction of the investigation of any suspected irregularity, will coordinate all investigations with the internal auditor, and will coordinate all efforts to effect recovery of University losses.
Management, in cooperation with the Public Safety Department, will support the University's responsibilities and will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in the detection, investigation, and reporting of criminal acts, including prosecution of offenders.
Extreme care must be taken in the investigation of suspected improprieties or irregularities so as to avoid incorrect accusations or alerting suspected individuals that an investigation is under way and also to avoid making any statements which could provide a basis for a suit for false accusation or other offenses. Accordingly, a manager will:
To report an impropriety or suspected wrongdoing, do the following:
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