“An off-duty police officer in uniform,” Fr. Steve DeLeon said. "It's sad. It’s supposed to be a place of worship where everybody should feel safe, but I think we are living in different times."
Safety and security must be front of mind for university and college administrators. Protecting the wellbeing of students, staff, faculty, and guests is not only simply the right thing to do, but it also reduces risk and exposure for the institution itself.
During the university’s winter break, Dec. 7 – Jan. 6, the University of Oregon Police Department will add checks of registered vacant residences to their daily routine patrols.
Students at William Penn Senior High spent time this week learning to manage bleeding wounds.
A proposal presented to a legislative committee seeks more than $195 million for Utah school security measures
"It is possible that schools scored the lowest in these particular domains because they include measures that require the greatest fiscal resources to implement," said the report, “Safety First: A Review of Security and Preparedness in Tennessee Schools.”
Since October, CISD has offered the Anonymous Alerts app for students and parents to anonymously report urgent information to campus administrators.
The $500,000 grant is funded via the STOP School Violence Act. The grant money will go toward programs to teach students, teachers and administrators how to identify and help students exhibiting warning signs of violence toward themselves or others.
In an effort for a more proactive campus security approach, the University of Tennessee is meeting students where they are with a new campus safety app.