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Dept. of Ed. Reviews U. of Arkansas Clery Act Compliance

Read: 3 Ways to Prevent Weapons Incidents

3 Ways to Prevent Weapons Incidents

Keeping weapons off of a school bus or defusing the situation if they are brought on board requires ensuring that drivers are in tune with the students they transport, offering a comprehensive training program, and establishing specific policies and procedures for drivers to follow.

Alabama Task Force Recommends School Safety Improvements

Read: Disaster Response Done Right

Disaster Response Done Right

MSUM Director of Security Michael Parks’ planning and quick thinking before, during and after the massive Red River flood of 2009 helped save the city of Moorhead, Minn. It also earned him this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year, Education Award.

Read: Podcast: Campus Mutual Aid Partnerships

Podcast: Campus Mutual Aid Partnerships

Learn about an effective strategy for partnering with other nearby colleges in Campus Safety magazine’s latest podcast.

Read: With NIMS and ICS, Practice Makes Perfect

With NIMS and ICS, Practice Makes Perfect

The University of Rhode Island shows how campuses can become proficient in ICS and NIMS by using them in planned campus activities.

Emergency Managers Can Be Invaluable Resources

Read: Colorado Takes Leap Forward in School Emergency Preparedness

Colorado Takes Leap Forward in School Emergency Preparedness

Recently passed legislation requiring NIMS compliance, communications interoperability and MOUs promises to make K-12 campuses in the Rocky Mountain State better able to respond to crises.

Read: The Golden State Standard: California Community Colleges Get Prepared

The Golden State Standard: California Community Colleges Get Prepared

Of all the higher education institutions in America, community colleges are the ones most often overlooked when it comes to emergency preparedness. California, however, has embarked on an initiative that will ensure its two-year colleges will be able to appropriately respond should a disaster strike.

Putting Your Plans Together

In the first two installments of our three-part series on NFPA and NIMS compliance, CS readers learned the importance of understanding the applicable codes and how to start creating their emergency/disaster management plans. This last installment shows you how to compile this information into a fully viable program.

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