Princeton Chief of Police Steven Healy understands the power of personal interaction. By collaborating with his campus’ numerous stakeholders via community policing and one-on-one communications, he and his officers have improved the department’s stature, as well as upgraded many of the technologies required to properly protect this prestigious university.
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.
With campus gun violence in the headlines once again, hospital, school and university officials should review and update their policies, procedures and equipment so they can reduce the threat of future attacks.
Having brought the bad guys to their knees in New York, William Bratton has switched coasts to bring Los Angeles his brand of crime busting. In an exclusive interview, the LAPD chief explains how his department and campus law enforcement agencies work together.
Hospital, university and school security professionals can’t afford to just have good disaster response plans when weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) are involved. Understanding the various types that could be used, the kinds of risks a site could face and the appropriate preventive measures available can help campuses ward off an attack.
When a disturbing note was discovered in a high school restroom, the Peters Township School District of McMurray, Pa., responded by putting the campus’ safety preparedness plans and procedures into action.