Assessments, site visits and managing officer morale can help pave the way for the successful merging of disparate hospital security programs.
From basic training to field training, officers are told, "Watch the suspect's hands." But you are not taught how to do it.
Results from Campus Safety magazine’s Healthcare Security Survey indicate that for a good number of respondents, their officer training programs, budgets and access control systems require immediate resuscitation. Background checks and disaster preparedness, however, are areas where hospitals are relatively healthy.
The emotional and physical tension experienced during an emergency can severely impair a person’s fine motor skills. Campus officials should adopt plans, training and equipment with this fact in mind.
Although this fall’s worldwide economic nose dive has monopolized the spotlight recently, security and safety risks have not gone away. Campus protection must remain a top priority.
How to choose a secure and user friendly access control system that aligns with student expectations
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.