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Read: Campus Safety Conference Delivers Jam-Packed Education, Networking Sessions in San Antonio

Campus Safety Conference Delivers Jam-Packed Education, Networking Sessions in San Antonio

School and university security, public safety and emergency management pros came eager to learn and network last week at the first in-person Campus Safety Conference since 2019.

Read: University of Illinois Police Comfort K9s Make a Huge Impact

University of Illinois Police Comfort K9s Make a Huge Impact

The K9s’ job is to comfort and provide animal therapy in times of great stress or anxiety. They have already made a big impact at U of I and in the greater Champaign-Urbana area.

Read: Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

IAHSS’ latest hospital crime survey found that in 2019, Type 2 assaults jumped 25% and aggravated assaults more than doubled compared to the previous year.

Read: UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

UPDATE: University of Minnesota to Limit Relationship with Minneapolis PD

The death of George Floyd has prompted UMN to limit its ties to the city’s law enforcement agency. Ohio State students are also pressuring OSU to cut ties with Columbus PD.

Read: Campus Safety’s Favorite K9s

Campus Safety’s Favorite K9s

Check out these cool K9s who are hard at work at our schools, universities and healthcare facilities!

Read: How Man’s Best Friend Could One Day Trigger Alarms and Emergency Alerts

How Man’s Best Friend Could One Day Trigger Alarms and Emergency Alerts

Georgia Institute of Technology is training dogs to communicate using wearable devices that can activate personal response systems (PERS) and other alarms.

Read: Tacoma Hospital Brings in K-9 to Prevent Assaults, Help Sick Patients

Tacoma Hospital Brings in K-9 to Prevent Assaults, Help Sick Patients

In three months, the security dog has answered over 300 calls, found illegal drugs 76 times and de-escalated close to 80 potentially abusive situations. 

Read: At This School, Campus Safety Has Gone to the Dogs

At This School, Campus Safety Has Gone to the Dogs

This Tennessee middle school has retained the services of a retired K-9. Check out how the school incorporates this special dog to improve overall campus safety.

Read: Therapy Dogs Featured in Marjory Stoneman Douglas Yearbook

Therapy Dogs Featured in Marjory Stoneman Douglas Yearbook

Fourteen therapy dogs were brought in to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following last year’s mass shooting.

Read: New Explosive-Detecting K-9 Joins Penn State Police

New Explosive-Detecting K-9 Joins Penn State Police

Roni, a Belgian Malinois and German Shepherd mix who is certified in explosive detection, is now the third K-9 on the Penn State police force.

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