While safety and security upgrades provide increased protection and improved service, they can also expose campuses to additional litigation. Applying for the protections provided by the SAFETY Act can reduce the number of lawsuits that normally result after a significant incident.
Each year, thousands of students travel both domestically andinternationally. Some are part of study abroad programs, others are onfamily excursions, while some are simply on their own to see the world.Student safety while traveling is, and should be, a concern forinstitutions that support and encourage such educationalopportunities.
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.
Tactical site surveys can improve the work and learning environments of healthcare and educational facilities. Here’s how campuses can use these tools to reduce crime and violence, enhance anti-terrorism efforts in the community, reduce workers’ compensation claims, cut maintenance costs and minimize civil liability.
Crisis response can be a weak spot for many campuses. Learn how to manage tasks, share response plans and maintain command and control over response teams during a crisis.
Learn how tools like mass notification systems coupled with the right emergency communication plan can help your organization achieve the speed and reach it needs to keep everyone safe and informed.