Archive for Campus Security News

30 Nov 2012

Dangerous Chemical Hazard Forces Evacuation at Urey Hall

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Check out this article on Ucsdguardian.org. The article discusses an early November Decalin chemical hazard at Revelle College in San Diego. The situation was caused by a physics experiment in which students were working with the chemical. The author describes the unstable properties of Decalin and the dangers of exposure. Safety crews worked on removing […]

30 Nov 2012

Gun advocates want Montanas to be able to carry on campus

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Securitydirectornews.com. Gun advocates want the state of Montana to allow law abiding people to carry guns on college campuses. Montana has a history of being pro gun so many advocates think that this could become law. They believe it will prevent violence on campuses around the state. […]

30 Nov 2012

Research shows more students drop out in bullying ‘climates’ – should school security be more active?

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I just read an article on Futurity.org that I thought you should read. A recent online report by the Journal of Educational Psychology states that schools with excessive bullying experience higher dropout rates. The researchers surveyed over 7,000 ninth graders and more than 2,500 teachers in Virginia high schools. The dropout rate was 29% higher […]

29 Nov 2012

Security Questions Arise Following USC Campus Shooting – Students Concerned Security is not big enough

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Check out this article on Aol.com. After a shooting on Halloween that wounded four people at the University of Southern California security at the school has been increased. Interviews with students, however, reveal that many still have concerns over their safety while on campus. How will this impact class and activities at USC as many […]

29 Nov 2012

Are Schools a Soft Terror Target? This post argues strongly that they are. Do you agree?

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Check out this article on Lawenforcementtoday.com. Ever since 9/11, America has been fighting a war on terror. We have successfully fought in foreign lands and have thwarted several attacks planned on our own soil. But have we overlooked one very vulnerable area? North Little Rock Arkansas School Resource Officer, Keith Phifer, thinks that this a […]

29 Nov 2012

Drug and alcohol policy violations stay constant – Roosevelt University

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Roosevelttorch.com. Drug and alcohol policy violations stay constant. The reason for this is the fact that many policies are not fully understood. The police’s involvement in this situation can be that they were simply called to a scene where one of these policies were broken. I think […]

29 Nov 2012

Campus security redouble efforts following USC shooting incident at Halloween party

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I just read an article on Reportexec.com that I thought you should read. The shots that rang out at The University of South California could be a security issue. Certain key points in the case might be frightening, due to the events that occured in a crowded Halloween party. Though campus officials have tried to […]

28 Nov 2012

Effort afoot to allow guns on Mont. campuses – where do you stand in this debate?

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Mtstandard.com. Current laws state that only trained and certified security officials can possess weapons on school grounds in Montana, but a push is being made to try and extend those rights to a broader audience. This piece details both sides of this controversial topic, explaining the pros […]