When Delaware State University upgraded its access control system, it discovered that today’s integrated technology can help to not only decrease crime and increase arrest rates, but also streamline other campus operations.
Casual dress has made significant inroads in American culture and fashion, begging the question: Is it acceptable for campus safety officers to dress down?
Sooner or later you will be required to deal with reporters, and how you interact with them will go a long way in determining the public perception of your campus and department. Read on for some basic tips on how to manage the press before they manage you.
When University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Chief of Police Oliver Clark retired Dec. 31 and Kris Fitzpatrick became interim chief, the transition wasn’t traumatic or rushed. Clark had prepared Fitzpatrick and other managers to run the public safety department so it would be in good hands long after he left.
As the technology behind less lethal weaponry improves, campus safety professionals are faced with a growing number of options to consider. In this Campus Safety exclusive, the Florida Gulf Coast University Weapons and Equipment Research Institute shares its unbiased, independent evaluations of less lethal weapons.
In an exclusive Campus Safety interview, former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Tom Ridge provides a high-level view of national security from the federal government down to local school, university and hospital campuses. The ex-Pennsylvania governor discusses his legacy and the future of DHS, as well as how security technology and personnel must work in concert to protect America.