CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore.
Results from Campus Safety magazine’s Healthcare Security Survey indicate that for a good number of respondents, their officer training programs, budgets and access control systems require immediate resuscitation. Background checks and disaster preparedness, however, are areas where hospitals are relatively healthy.
Thanks to a parent who worked for a security solutions manufacturer, Assistant Principal Christopher Moritzen of Penn Manor High School installed a video surveillance system by himself at no cost to his school or district.
Roger Sheets was able to turn his hospital’s $250,000 per year loss in parking revenue into a $700,000 annual profit. This turnaround, along with the right mix of officer training, personnel retention practices and technology are why he has been named this year’s Healthcare Campus Safety Director of the Year.