An integrated electronic card access system installed at the Laredo campus of Texas A&M Int’l University has increased security and streamlined school operations.
Whether you’re responding to a natural catastrophe, major criminal activity or another type of significant disturbance, it’s important to properly administer your command post. Additionally, using the Incident Command System will enable you to manage the resources needed to effectively take action.
Carbon monoxide stands tall among the many potential causes of death found in a building structure. There are steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of CO poisoning as well as ways to detect this invisible killer.
Crime is a constant reality throughout much of society, and campus parking facilities and outdoor locations are no exception. In fact, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), an analysis of campus crime data involving students between the ages 18 and 24 shows that 24.2 percent of violent victimizations occur in open areas, while 9 percent take place in parking lots and garages. Both areas are of special concern to campus officials.
Los Angeles School Police Department (LASPD) Chief Lawrence Manion and the campus officers under his command are the City of Angels’ undiscovered stars, humbly protecting and serving the second largest school district in the nation. Despite the enormity of their responsibilities and lack of publicity, Manion and his troops get the job done by smartly deploying resources and managing expenses.
Since the passage of the Clery Act in 1990, crime reporting at many colleges and universities has significantly improved. Records management products, however, can help schools achieve even greater accuracy.
In just one short year, the University of Maryland Medical Center Security Department has succeeded in reducing thefts, decreasing assaults and improving customer service. Security director Vincent Pacelli describes his personal journey in making the modifications required to get his department on the right track.