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“Kaylee’s Law” Would Change Requirements for Privately Hired Campus Security Officers

“Kaylee’s Law” Would Change Requirements for Privately Hired Campus Security Officers

A bill gaining support in the Oregon Legislature would change how privately hired campus security officers are hired and how they operate on patrol.

Manitoba Government Wants to Empower Hospital Security Guards

Manitoba Government Wants to Empower Hospital Security Guards

The government of Manitoba wants to authorize hospital security guards to detain violent individuals



Des Moines Area Community College to Hire Armed Security Guards

Des Moines Area Community College to Hire Armed Security Guards

Des Moines Area Community College will have armed security guards on its campuses beginning this fall.

Beyond Educators – The New Role of Teachers In Our School System

Beyond Educators – The New Role of Teachers In Our School System

Teachers in our society deserve medals – not only for their role as educators - but for taking on the responsibility of protecting our children from harm and now acting as first responders in a crisis.

Fresno State Campus Police Collaborate with Local Law Enforcement Agencies on Security

Fresno State Campus Police Collaborate with Local Law Enforcement Agencies on Security

Because of its location, California State University, Fresno benefits from not only its Campus Police Department, but an additional three law enforcement agencies. Jurisdiction over Fresno State is shared by the Fresno State Police Department, Fresno Police Department, Clovis Police Department and the California Highway Patrol.

BYU Police Decertified by State of Utah

BYU Police Decertified by State of Utah

Once the decertification is finalized, the BYU PD would basically have the same powers as a private security company. The BYU PD would not be recognized as a law enforcement agency by Utah’s POST or other departments, and its employees would not have the power to arrest people.

Rhode Island District Makes Safety Changes After Complaints about Middle School

Rhode Island District Makes Safety Changes After Complaints about Middle School

Police had been called to the campus 18 times as of Feb. 1, and police reports showed that a teacher was hurt in October while trying to stop a fight between two students. In early February the school committee voted to create a subcommittee focused on the problems at the school.

Texas District Makes Big Security Changes Following Nearby Shooting

Texas District Makes Big Security Changes Following Nearby Shooting

Texas City Independent School District has made big, bold changes to its campus security and safety following the May 18, 2018, shooting at Santa Fe High School, which left nine students and one teacher dead. “It had a huge impact on us,” Superintendent of Texas City Schools Rodney Cavness said. “That’s real close to us.”

Rural Indiana District Trains, Arms Select Group of Staff

Rural Indiana District Trains, Arms Select Group of Staff

“If something happens, we just cannot get police in time to schools in a rural community our size,” Superintendent Jeremy Gulley said.

Healthcare System Adds Security Officers to Clinical Team to Prevent Workplace Violence

Healthcare System Adds Security Officers to Clinical Team to Prevent Workplace Violence

“We wanted to figure out a solution for stemming workplace violence by getting ahead of the curve because it's a national trend, and, unfortunately, we are not immune to it,” said Todd Miller, public safety and security specialist for SSM's St. Louis region, which includes eight hospitals.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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