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James L. Grayson

Jim Grayson is a senior security consultant. His career spans more than 35 years in law enforcement and security consulting. He worked for UCLA on a workplace violence study involving hospitals, schools and small retail environments and consulted with NIOSH on a retail violence prevention study.Grayson’s diverse project experience includes schools, universities, hospitals, municipal buildings, high-rise structures and downtown revitalization projects. He holds a degree in criminal justice and a CPP security management credential from ASIS. He is a nationally recognized speaker and trainer on a wide range of security topics.He can be reached at Note: The views expressed by guest bloggers and contributors are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, Campus Safety magazine.

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Read: 10 Steps to Safe Cash Management

10 Steps to Safe Cash Management

Drop safes, signage, training, transaction barriers, and cameras can deter robberies at locations that have frequent cash transactions.

Read: The 4 Types of Workplace Violence

The 4 Types of Workplace Violence

Employee incidents involving criminal outsiders, clients, co-workers and significant others have different characteristics.

More Guns On Campus Won’t Make Schools More Secure

Improved access control, locks and audible alarms, however, can lower your risk.

Read: The 5 Pillars of Great Campus Security

The 5 Pillars of Great Campus Security

Great security programs reduce crime and support the organizational mission. They reduce actual risk along with the perception of risk and improve the organization’s financial bottom line.

How to Design Effective Fences

Here are three ways you can prevent individuals from breaching your campus border.

Read: How to Make the Most of Your LEDs

How to Make the Most of Your LEDs

Controllers and good maintenance programs can ensure this exterior lighting solution will last.

Read: 10 Tips to Selecting the Right Security Consultant

10 Tips to Selecting the Right Security Consultant

To find the right person or organization for your project, check references, create a good request for proposal and learn whether or not they will be contracting out some of the work.

Understanding the Value and Proper Use of Criticism

When done properly, constructive critiques can be opportunities for growth.

Don’t Allow Guns on Campus

Here are seven reasons why they are a bad idea.

How to Protect Solar Facilities

Security measure can prevent theft of this equipment, which can cost thousands of dollars.

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