Archive for Campus Security News

17 Dec 2012

Take Police Officers Off the School Discipline Beat

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Nytimes.com. Behavioral problems at school can have a short route to criminal punishment. New York might have ineffective ways of enforcement in the education system. There could be police involvement too fast and too young. It may create trauma and repeat performances. Minority and handicap students might […]

13 Dec 2012

Cameras add safety to campus | The Herald

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Herald.cornerstone.edu/ This is about the use of security cameras in common areas of Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, MI. Some students like it, others try to blend in with crowds to avoid notice. There are remarks from the campus security director on how the system works; the article has […]

12 Dec 2012

What should the university’s approach to security be? | Daily Trojan

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Check out this blog post on Dailytrojan.com. This college newspaper article explores the topic of campus safety on the University of Southern California campus. The author asks readers what specific security measures should be taken and explores different possible options. The article was written in response to recent violent crimes that have taken place on the […]

12 Dec 2012

YCC releases campus safety report | Cross Campus

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Check out this article on Yaledailynews.com. The Yale College Council releases it’s safety report. It details the concerns student’s have about campus safety. Inadequate lighting, administration of the safety ride program, and too much drinking on campus were some of the areas that students felt needed improvement. The report has been submitted to the Yale […]

12 Dec 2012

Surveillance cameras catch people doing good

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Check out this article on Kpho.com. This article is a feel-good story about a viral video montage produced by LoveEverybody.com. The video montage shows people around the world being caught on surveillance cameras committing random acts of kindness and other positive activities. The producers of the video montage have been able to use the video […]

12 Dec 2012

Navigating School Safety Law and Policy

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Nasponline.org.This article explores the different laws and policies in place to deter school bullying. The article explains the difference between laws (whether at a federal, state or local level) and policies, which are usually enacted at the school level. The author of the article explains that regardless […]

11 Dec 2012

All crimes need to be reported

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I just read an article on Westerncourier.com that I thought you should read. This article focuses on the issue of campus safety on the Western Illinois University campus. The campus police force is asking that students report all crimes that occur on campus, including non-violent crimes like theft. Petty theft on campus is considered to […]

11 Dec 2012

Students, teachers, staff check campus safety

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Just read this on Daily49er.com. This article deals with an annual Night Walk that takes place on the campus of Cal State Long Beach. The purpose of the Night Walk is to assess safety measures on campus, such as security lights. This was the fifth annual Night Walk on campus, and was performed as a […]