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Comptroller says many SUNY schools aren't reporting crimes correctly

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State officials say two-thirds of SUNY schools aren't properly reporting campus crime statistics. An audit by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office says data reported to the federal Department of Education often conflicted with the colleges' internal records. Auditors found some colleges failed to properly report serious crimes such as sexual offenses, burglaries and drug offenses. DiNapoli says part of the problem is inadequate training of campus officials in how to report the statistics. Gary Bean is chief of University Police at SUNY Potsdam. Jonathan Brown asked him if it was easy to report crime statistics.

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