Security Staffing


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.

Texas Representative Introduces Armed School Security Immunity Bill

A member of the Texas House of Representatives introduced a bill to the House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence that would grant a level of immunity from liability to armed school security personnel in the event of a public safety incident.

S.C. Elementary School Resource Officer Fired After DHS Investigation

A school resource officer from an elementary school in Westminster, S.C., was fired last week following an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department.

Oregon Community College Puts All Officers on Paid Leave

Central Oregon Community College, located in Bend, Ore., announced this week that it is putting its entire staff of public safety officers on paid administrative leave during an independent, third-party review of department operations. The university declined to comment on the immediate reason for the investigation.

Police Officer Killed at New Orleans High School Basketball Game

A police officer was shot and killed following a confrontation at a high school basketball game on Friday, Feb. 26, in New Orleans, La.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May / June 2022

    May / June 2022

    Featuring:

    • Traffic Management
    • Secure Campus Awards
    • The Next Evolution of Campus Security
    • Enhance Environmental Hygiene for K-12 Schools

    View This Issue