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Notice of Availability of the 2021 Annual Security Report

The Federal Student Right-to-Know, Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act, now cited as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and herein identified as the “Clery Act,” requires institutions of higher education to annually prepare and publish a report concerning campus crime statistics and security policies.  The report is distributed to all current students and employees, as well as to all prospective students and employees, on www.sotech.edu.  The report contains annual specific campus crime and arrest statistics and campus policies and practices intended to promote crime awareness, campus safety and security.  This report is prepared by Kerry Blankenship, Safety Coordinator.

A copy of this report can be viewed and/or downloaded below. A copy of this report can also be obtained in person by contacting:

Kerry Blankenship
2610 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, OK 73401

or by email at [email protected].


SouthernTech | Campus Crime Statistics
Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) | (Public Law 110-315)

SouthernTech is a career and technology center district serving the Southern Oklahoma area. We offer a variety of training and career programs to secondary and post-secondary students and business and industry clients. Housing is not available for students nor does any student organization own, operate or manage on/off-campus facilities. Additionally, no off campus facilities such as field houses or infirmaries are owned or operated by SouthernTech.

Campuses are provided with armed, CLEET-licensed security guard(s) and a School Resource Officer during hours of operation. SouthernTech is staffed with administrative personnel that oversee campus operations. District policy specifies that any crime occurring on campus is to be reported immediately to campus administration or a security guard. All crimes are officially reported to the Ardmore Police Department. For additional information relating to SouthernTech’s crime statistics, contact Kerry Blankenship, Safety Coordinator.