Archive for Campus Security News

21 Dec 2012

University announces new safety policies for spring semester

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Interesting article posted on Dailytrojan.com. The University of Southern California Department of Public Safety will implement new security measures effective beginning of the 2013 Spring semester after the Halloween shooting on campus that injured four people. New measures include fingerprint scanners for students to enter on-campus housing, closing the campus from 9pm to 6am, and entrance […]

19 Dec 2012

Houston-area school districts respond to Newtown shooting

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Check out this article on Khou.com. After the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, two Houston-area school districts issued statements about their campus security. The statement reassures parents that campuses will be secured with increased presence of police officers in and around campus, along with counselors who will meet students who […]

19 Dec 2012

BUSU and Campus Security go mobile – Internal News – Brock University News – The Brock Press – Brock University

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Check out this blog post on Brockpress.com.  Brock University Students Union and Campus Security have developed a Campus Security Hotline App for quick access to Campus Security in case of emergency of any kind. While accessible by campus landline phones (and the extension 3200), most students need to use their cellphones. This app is now […]

18 Dec 2012

Campus card more than just another ID

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Universitychronicle.net. The campus card is not just used as a photo ID, although that is one use. It can be used for many other things such as to purchase items on campus. Cash can be loaded onto the cards. Students can purchase books, food on campus, transportation […]

18 Dec 2012

Campus Security names first-ever female captain

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Interesting article posted on Kaleo.org.  A lady named Alberta Pukahi is the first ever female captain for the security department at the University of Hawaii. She feels very excited about this job promotion and wants to use her new position to inspire others to strive to meet their goals. She has worked her way up […]

18 Dec 2012

A New Kind of Theft at Irvine Valley College Campus

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Interesting article posted on Lariatnews.com. While theft from automobiles is an unfortunately common occurrence on college campuses, a new type of theft has appeared at the Irvine Valley College Campus. Instead of breaking in windows searching for iPods and stereos, thieves are taking catalytic converters and other engine components. These thefts are more difficult to […]

18 Dec 2012

How Do You Prove If You’re Over 21 on Campus? Just turn your student ID sideways

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Interesting article posted on Foxnews.com. Underage drinking at colleges and universities is a large concern for parents and administrators. Several schools are now changing student IDs to help with this matter. Some schools are now using portrait style IDs for those students under 21 and landscape style IDs for those over 21. This practice is […]

17 Dec 2012

School Safety In Smaller Colleges | News – Home

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Check out this blog post on Krdo.com. An instructor from Casper College, Colorado Springs, was killed by his son during class. Officials at Casper College are unarmed, and thus could not have done anything about the murder. This is despite their close relationship with the local police department. This sparked a dialogue about safety planning […]