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Calif. School District Ends On-Campus Police Presence

The Pomona Unified School District in Pomona, Calif., recently elected to end on-campus police presence and patrols following a multi-year community activism campaign. The district will instead turn to proctors trained in de-escalation methods as a first method of resolving disputes between students.

CCRI Police Achieve Statewide Accreditation

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), located in Warwick, R.I., has announced that its campus police department has achieved full state accreditation for the first time ever from the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission (RIPAC).



Former Officer Receives Life in Prison for Sexual Assault of Minor

Last week, a former school resource officer from Kansas City, Kan., was sentenced to life in prison for “child sex crimes and rape,” according to a news release from the Kansas Attorney General's office.

Changing of the Guard

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A Growing Need

The pandemic has intensified concerns about student mental health and well-being.

Robots Provide Security Assistance at Pima Community College

On the campuses of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., a new security force has been out on patrol, learning the ropes before students return to campus full time. An egg-shaped security robot on wheels has been placed into service to act as a mobile security camera, emergency call box, first-alarm-raiser, and more.

AUCSO to Expand Services Around the Globe

The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) has announced plans to expand its reach internationally. The association’s new leadership plan to focus on extending its services and benefits to Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas

Police Report 37 Arrests in One Weekend on High-School Campus

Police in Draper, Utah, reported making 37 arrests this past weekend on the campus of Corner Canyon High School. They said most of the arrests were for trespassing, and that they included students from other nearby high schools.

Columbus Schools Reopen Without Police Presence

Schools in Columbus, Ohio, are reopening without city police officer presence for the first time in 25 years, reports The Columbus Dispatch. The contract between Columbus City Schools and the Columbus Division of Police expired on June 30 of last year, and despite multiple attempts to renegotiate, a new one has yet to be signed.

Northwestern Conducts External Review on Role of University Police

Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., will consider restructuring the duties of the Department of Safety and Security, including the University Police, after receiving the results of an external review of the department.

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