February 1, 2012
Emergency planning, stadium security, and enforcing good spectator conduct through PA and video board announcements as well as a texting system will help keep your sporting events riot free.
January 10, 2012
The University of Colorado is looking to hire a "campus alcohol agent" as a single point of contact for event planners to learn about alcohol guidelines and fill out the paperwork necessary for hosting campus events that include alcohol.
December 5, 2011
Approximately two dozen people were hospitalized during a rave party hosted by Dayglow at Lehigh University's Rausch Field House on Dec. 3.
November 22, 2011
The University of Southern California (USC) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will be bolstering security in and around the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for Saturday's football game.
November 16, 2011
University of California regents cancelled a meeting scheduled for this week due to threats from "rogue elements intent on violence and confrontation with UC public safety officers" that were planning to join the peaceful protestors at the meeting.
November 14, 2011
Twenty thousand students gathered on Nov. 10 near L'Université du Québec à Montréal to protest the Quebec government's proposed tuition increases. Students were pepper sprayed and threatened with batons.
November 2, 2011
Fifty people were arrested Saturday night and Sunday morning during an annual Halloween block party near the Ohio University campus. Emergency medical personnel responded to 46 calls for assistance
November 2, 2011
The Occupy Seattle movement moved its tents to Seattle Central Community College after weeks of tension with City Hall and city police.
September 26, 2011
Sports rioting is on the rise, and tactical units are tailor-made to handle these rowdy encounters.
September 23, 2011
The National Football League implemented enhanced pat-down security this year, which league officials say isn't related to the Sept. 11 incident at a New Jersey stadium where a stun gun was sneaked past security.
September 14, 2011
University of Michigan and city police arrested 17 people during a football game against the University of Notre Dame. In addition, police issued seven citations and ejected 20 people from the stadium.
September 14, 2011
The University of Alabama has leveraged the functionality of its voice, text and E-mail emergency alerting program and student ID card program to more efficiently sell and distribute football game tickets to students.
September 7, 2011
Gabriel Elizondo, a correspondent for Al Jazeera, was barred from filming at a high school football game and interviewing students and parents about the effects of 9/11 on American life.
August 15, 2011
Community policing, tip lines and video surveillance can help, but how much?
August 2, 2011
The city of Aberdeen has decided that its police officers will no longer serve as the primary resource officers for the Aberdeen School District following an incident at the May graduation ceremony.
July 13, 2011
Gatherings of people for flash mobs, wildings, or sports celebrations can quickly devolve into rioting.
April 26, 2011
Rutgers University has permanently canceled its annual Rutgersfest after the event led to several injuries and shootings earlier this month. University President Richard McCormick sent out a campus-wide E-mail on April 19 announcing the cancellation of the 30-year-old event.
April 19, 2011
The director of New Brunswick's police department has called the Rutgersfest at Rutgers University the "the worst thing of the year for the city of New Brunswick." The festival, an annual day-long free event, ended with two shootings, five injuries and 11 disorderly conduct-related arrests.
April 1, 2011
Joseph Kimutis, 19, was taken to a hospital after he smashed through a double-paned window at the Peterson Events Center at the University of Pittsburgh and fell, plunging to a sloped hillside next to a cement walkway.
February 16, 2011
A draft House budget, if approved, would require South Carolina colleges to pay for security and traffic control at special events such as football games. The proposal would save the Department of Public Safety approximately $647,700 a year.