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5 Ways Campus Police Officers and Traditional Police Officers Differ

1. Campus Police Focus on Community Policing

Although many traditional law enforcement agencies have embraced community policing to a certain extent, school, university and hospital police departments take their commitment to this approach to the next level. Developing relationships and looking for teachable moments can be the most important aspect of the job for campus police officers. Building familiarity with faculty, medical staff, administrators, patients and students give campus police a heightened sense of awareness and security within often tight-knit communities.

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