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Amy Rock, Senior Editor

Amy is Campus Safety’s Senior Editor. Prior to joining the editorial team in 2017, she worked in both events and digital marketing. Amy’s mother, brother, sister-in-law and a handful of cousins are teachers, motivating her to learn and share as much as she can about campus security. She has a minor in education and has worked with children in several capacities, further deepening her passion for keeping students safe. In her free time, Amy enjoys exploring the outdoors with her husband, her son and her dog.

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Read: Man Bites Lehigh Valley Hospital Security Officer, Assaults State Troopers

Man Bites Lehigh Valley Hospital Security Officer, Assaults State Troopers

The man was acting erratically and reportedly told responding state troopers he had smoked a cigarette dipped in PCP.

Read: Penn Hills Middle School to Replace Officers with Youth Specialists

Penn Hills Middle School to Replace Officers with Youth Specialists

The decision to remove security officers from Linton Middle School is part of the district’s plan to increase restorative justice initiatives.

Read: Sonoma State to Stop Providing Hospital Beds for Coronavirus Patients

Sonoma State to Stop Providing Hospital Beds for Coronavirus Patients

Around 580 hospital beds were set up on the campus — an 84% increase over the county’s existing 707 beds in its six hospitals.

Read: College Students Throw ‘Corona Parties’ to Intentionally Spread Virus

College Students Throw ‘Corona Parties’ to Intentionally Spread Virus

The University of Washington also reported an uptick in cases among students living in frats, raising more concerns about reopening campuses in the fall.

Read: NYPD to Continue Providing SROs; LAUSD Cuts Police Budget By $25 Million

NYPD to Continue Providing SROs; LAUSD Cuts Police Budget By $25 Million

Approximately $300 million of a $1 billion budget cut to the NYPD was supposed to be used to move SROs from under the agency.

Read: Top 10 Stories from June: Defund Police Debate Dominates

Top 10 Stories from June: Defund Police Debate Dominates

As campuses prepare for reopening in the fall, they must also consider the future of campus policing — a subject our readers showed the most interest in last month.

Read: Sneak Peek: See What Campus Safety Online Summit Sponsors Have to Offer

Sneak Peek: See What Campus Safety Online Summit Sponsors Have to Offer

Our sponsors’ personalized pages include useful downloads, educational videos, product demonstrations and a spot to enter for a chance to win raffle prizes!

Read: UNC-Chapel Hill Fined $1.5 Million for Clery Violations

UNC-Chapel Hill Fined $1.5 Million for Clery Violations

The settlement comes after a six-year investigation by the Department of Education found “persistent failure” in its compiling of campus crime statistics.

Read: 85% of College Students’ Mental Health Affected by COVID-19

85% of College Students’ Mental Health Affected by COVID-19

TimelyMD also surveyed college students on their top concerns and how they are coping with increased stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: Oakland USD Board Unanimously Votes Out Police Department

Oakland USD Board Unanimously Votes Out Police Department

Chief Jeff Godown agrees with the decision, stating 70% of calls his department receives should be handled by behavorial health specialists or counselors.

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