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Stephen Lopez

Stephen Lopez is the Chief of Police at New Mexico State University. He has been in law enforcement for 29 years, and holds bachelor degrees in criminal justice and psychology, a masters in strategic planning for critical infrastructure, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

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Read: 11 Roles of Unarmed Security Officers in Active Assailant Incidents

11 Roles of Unarmed Security Officers in Active Assailant Incidents

Unarmed campus security officers can be a tremendous asset during an active killer, active shooter or active assailant attack.

Read: Consider this Life-Saving Method with an Armed Attacker

Consider this Life-Saving Method with an Armed Attacker

If you encounter an armed attacker who is so close that running or hiding is not an option, then you might want to grab, drop and strike.

Read: 7 Steps to Improving Stadium and Large Event Security

7 Steps to Improving Stadium and Large Event Security

Here are some lessons learned from previous incidents that can help increase the safety and security of school and university athletic events, concerts and other large gatherings.

Read: Need Help Securing Your Events? These Resources Can Help.

Need Help Securing Your Events? These Resources Can Help.

Here are four organizations that can help your school or university protect your sporting events, speeches, concerts and other large events.

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