“You never think it is going to happen to you.” That was the first thing Jake Glacer said to me when we sat down to talk at ISC West.
It happened at 11:46 a.m. on a Friday, just three weeks before the Parkland shooting. A southeastern university issued a campus-wide emergency notification advising a gunman was on or near campus, and that individuals should seek protective shelter immediately.
In an ongoing effort to improve campus safety and security, Texas Tech has instituted a program to install security cameras at random locations across campus, hopefully to not only deter crime from happening on campus but also to assist the Texas Tech Police Department with investigating and solving crimes that do happen on campus.
Michigan State University and Notre Dame are fierce competitors, but off the field, they are among university police departments nationwide who join forces by employing specially trained Vapor Wake K-9s with one goal: keeping campuses safe.