Policies & Procedures


John T. Mccutcheon elementary school in Chicago. Credit: Facebook.

School Security Guard Drags Preschooler Through Hall, Family Sues

A family is suing Chicago Public Schools due to an incident where a four-year-old boy was dragged by a security guard through the halls of McCutcheon Elementary school in March, according to the family’s lawyer.

School counselor speaking to a student with hand over his face.

Iowa City School District Developing “Care Assessment” Teams for School Safety

The Iowa City Community School District is developing a team to implement an assessment model that prevents violence and resolves conflict.



California Lawmakers Want More Leadership from Newsom on School Reopening

California Lawmakers Want More Leadership from Newsom on School Reopening

Members of the state’s assembly have demanded more specific statewide guidelines for school reopening, emphasizing that equity gaps will otherwise grow as some students return to classrooms faster than others.

A gloved hand inserting a cotton swab into a test vial.

SUNY Students Must Test Negative for COVID-19 Before Leaving for Thanksgiving Break

State University of New York announced a new policy mandating all students using on-campus facilities to test negative for COVID-19 within 10 days before leaving campus for Thanksgiving break.

Planning Campus Demands

The first step in developing a plan is to establish a multi-disciplinary framework that ensures every area of the college is represented from administrators including the facilities, athletics, resident halls, wellness centers, research labs, human resources, academic deans and representatives, security/campus police and legal.

Surviving COVID-19: Bringing Students Back to Campus

Surviving COVID-19: Bringing Students Back to Campus

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, lawmakers, school district leaders, and parents are debating and discussing the merits and pitfalls of bringing students back into the classroom this fall.

University of Houston to Offer Fewer Services during Pandemic

University of Houston to Offer Fewer Services during Pandemic

The University’s after-hours security escort organizations will offer fewer services and programs for the fall semester as a result of decreased demand during the pandemic.

Securitas Plays Critical Role in the Re-opening of Universities across the Nation

Adaptive screening solutions help improve security posture for universities nationwide

U of Utah Announces New Public Safety Committees

The Public Safety Advisory Committee and the Independent Review Committee are comprised of students, faculty, and staff from across the University of Utah and are designed to ensure a broad representation of constituents are included in public safety decision-making.

U of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Increase Patrols for Off-Campus Parties

U of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Increase Patrols for Off-Campus Parties

Campus police at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee are increasing patrols for large off-campus parties in an effort to stop large gatherings before they happen during the coronavirus pandemic.  

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