How to Effectively Manage Non-Sworn Campus Public Safety Officers

CCUPCA Legislative Liason Stan Skipworth discusses recruitment, community-oriented policing, training and standardization.

Many private institutions of higher education hire contract security officers or nonsworn public safety officers to protect their campuses.

According to Stan Skipworth, who California College and University Police Chiefs Association (CCUPCA) legislative liason and Chapman University Consortium’s director of campus safety, there are some best practices or promising practices that campuses should adopt so their security programs will be successful.

In this video with Campus Safety magazine at Campus Safety Conference West 2016 in Long Beach, Calif., Skipworth discusses recruitment, community-oriented policing, training and standardization.

He also discusses policies and the collaboration required among other, non-security stakeholders on campus, such as residence life, student services, the Title IX coordinator, college president and others.

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About the Author

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Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration. She obtained her undergraduate degree in history from California State University, Long Beach.

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