Empathy, keeping your ego under control and knowing when to be quiet are just a few of the ways campus police and security officers can improve interactions with members of their campus community and keep arrests or citations from escalating into violence.
The ability to tell if a person is carrying a concealed gun, knife or other weapon could save a life. Here are seven signs you should know.
Keeping doors locked, avoiding codes and having reverse evacuation protocols will help to ensure your lockdowns are implemented quickly.
Backup power is critical to the continued operation of campuses during an emergency. Testing and proper location will ensure your generators will work when you need them.
Personal interaction will encourage your campus community to pay attention and act on your emergency notifications about a crisis.
Recognizing the warning signs of suicide and intervening appropriately can help save student lives.
Keeping an eye out for these types of actions and stopping a student before a situation escalates will enable school staff to maintain a safe environment.
These important sexual assault statistics can help your institution make informed decisions when developing policies to protect your campus community.
Healthcare facility security departments, along with clinicians, local law enforcement and the community at large must work together to serve this challenging population, while keeping patients, staff, visitors and the public safe.
On the Safe Side Toolkit is a free hospital security planning resource designed to help healthcare organizations manage security and public health emergencies.