Archive for October, 2012

09 Oct 2012

School security 1, robbers 0 – Two arrested in Fontana school burglary

Comments Off on School security 1, robbers 0 – Two arrested in Fontana school burglary Recommended Reads

In news that no one outwits school security officials comes the story of two residents in Highland who were arrested by Fontana police on suspicion of breaking and entering an elementary school to steal copper wires. A U-Haul truck was nearby, and school security saw this – and the suspects – and called the police. […]

08 Oct 2012

Brockport says security procedures were followed correctly on night of student’s death

Comments Off on Brockport says security procedures were followed correctly on night of student’s death Recommended Reads

Although a student was killed in her dorm at the College at Brockport, officials insist that no security breach took place. The night that this occurred, there was a night desk attendant and a resident assistant nearby, and a campus police were quick to respond to the incident taking action only minutes after it being […]

08 Oct 2012

2011 sees sharp drop in liquor, drug arrests on campus – are you seeing similar numbers where you are?

Comments Off on 2011 sees sharp drop in liquor, drug arrests on campus – are you seeing similar numbers where you are? Recommended Reads

From the thedartmouth.com today comes this story which may be a good bench mark for all your security cheifs. When it comes to Dartmouth College, there has been a decrease in liquor and drug-related arrests. Some are attributing this to the Alcohol Diversions Program, which gives underage persons who are caught violating liquor laws the […]

08 Oct 2012

Education For A College We Cannot Afford Quote

Comments Off on Education For A College We Cannot Afford Quote Uncategorized

This quote somehow rings true. Still better to strive for a good education every time. Use this on your next blog post:

08 Oct 2012

Would you be content if your city had no emergency plan? San Antonio is one such city facing up to the problem

Comments Off on Would you be content if your city had no emergency plan? San Antonio is one such city facing up to the problem Recommended Reads

An interesting story here from mysanantonio.com which may be of interest to all you emergency management planners. In the article the auhtor reports that San Antonio is in dire need of an emergency plan, particularly when it comes to citizens who are disabled. Community meetings have been held by the City’s Office of Emergency Management, […]

08 Oct 2012

Campus Security teams, read this: Co-Lin campus policeman helps keeps students safe

Comments Off on Campus Security teams, read this: Co-Lin campus policeman helps keeps students safe Recommended Reads

Just read this interesting article on natchezdemocrat.com on which may be of interest to any of you campus security staff out there. They report that at the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Natchez Campus, the police force heavily relies on ID badges to keep the area safe. For example, Dennis Williams is a certified policeman, and he […]

08 Oct 2012

Campus security staff battling bad crime figures at UNC campus as Burglaries on the rise

Comments Off on Campus security staff battling bad crime figures at UNC campus as Burglaries on the rise Recommended Reads

On-campus and resident hall burglaries are a problem at colleges, especially for Chapel Hill. The number of robberies has climbed dramatically, especially with valuable electronics becoming more prevalent. Randy Young, who is a spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, encourages people to be vigilant and aware, and to never assume that their belongings are […]

05 Oct 2012

Can you learn something from Duke campus security? The latest Annual Clery Security Report makes impressive reading

Comments Off on Can you learn something from Duke campus security? The latest Annual Clery Security Report makes impressive reading Recommended Reads

Duke’s crime rate has lowered. This is believed to be increased by the federal Clery Act. Safety of students and staff is a priority at Duke. The goal of this act is to increase better behavior when drugs and alcohol are involved. The school has also asked students to travel in groups at night as […]