A West Chester University student has been charged recently with various Sex Crimes and Child Pornography. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Philadelphia, on June 1, 2018 Ryan Davis was charged and arrested for transporting, receiving, and possessing child pornography. Child Pornography charges in federal cases is generally much more serious than child pornography charges in state courts. Specifically, the federal guidelines dealing with sex crimes charges such as child pornography can be very harsh. In the case of the West Chester University student, the government maintained that Davis allegedly had images of minors being sexually assaulted on the computer that he possessed on West Chester University campus, as well as at his home in Glen Mills. These images were found by law enforcement on Davis's Apple MacBook Pro and IPhone 7.
College Crimes and the issue of Reporting Crime on College Campuses are issues that are frequently in the news. College Crimes are generally Crimes that happen on college campuses. When attending college it is important for the students to feel safe on their campus. Date Rape This unfortunately hasn't always been the case when it comes to the reporting of crimes by University's and Colleges. To help make sure that colleges report crime that happens on campus, the federal government drafted and signed into law the Clery Act in 1990. The Clery Act requires colleges participating in student financial aid programs (and therefore subjectable to Congress) to report all crimes that occur on or near the campus. The law was originally drafted by United States Senator Arlen Specter who named the law after Jeanne Clery, a 19-year-old Lehigh University student, who was raped and murdered by Joseph Henry in 1986. The Lehigh campus had not been actively reporting crimes that had been occurring on campus.