Congratulations to The George Washington University Chief of Police Dolores Stafford, winner of the first annual Campus Safety Director of the Year/Education award. CALEA accreditation, an increased department presence on campus, and a decrease in crime are just some of her accomplishments. Read on to see how she made it to the top.
Alan Robinson, director of protection and security services for Morristown, N.J.-based Atlantic Health beat out some stiff competition to capture the first annual Campus Safety Director of the Year/Healthcare award. Discover what made him a winner.
Although grants often are the funding sources campuses first consider, alternative resources are available if school, university and hospital law enforcement agencies know where to look. Community partnerships, equipment donations, fees, asset forfeitures and the repurposing of budgets are just some of the other ways they can support their institutions, departments and goals.
Although budgets for campus safety and security can be tight, school districts, universities and hospitals that do their homework, are creative and are diligent can find a wide variety of grants, funding and other resources. Here’s Part I of Campus Safety magazine’s investigation on how these institutions can pay for their projects.
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.