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.
At Channel Islands High School, improved access control and the incorporation of CPTED led directly to a safer environment, which discouraged student absenteeism and the costs associated with crime.
School transportation directors are making use of special programs, equipment and driver policies to address discipline problems – and seeing results.
All too often, on-the-job bullies act with impunity while their targets are the ones who are punished.