An increase in pitch while speaking, repetition and inappropriate humor are several signs of impending dangerous behavior. Stepping in when they are heard can help to prevent students from harming others.
MSUM Director of Security Michael Parks’ planning and quick thinking before, during and after the massive Red River flood of 2009 helped save the city of Moorhead, Minn. It also earned him this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year, Education Award.
Encouraging victims and student witnesses to report abuse and providing supervision in hallways and other areas can help to reduce bullying on and off campus.