police lineA federally mandated law requiring Colleges and Universities to disclose information about campus crime is more of a gauge used to ensure a more secure campus tomorrow. Schools that receive any federal funding, are required to publish an annual security report. School safety officials say data out this month, which includes statistics, ultimately helps form future strategies to ensure student safety. The annual report shows alleged crimes and reported incidents including felony criminal activity last year at several Lynchburg-area college campuses are similar to numbers reported in 2011 and 2012. The findings were reported to faculty and staff on Oct. 1.