Archive for Campus Security

05 Nov 2012

Vigilantism Pros and Cons – A Security Professionals Perspective

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The term vigilantism evokes dark and disturbing images to the minds of many in the general public, as well as those charged with providing law enforcement and security services. Part of the challenge is that the term is difficult to precisely define; a person watching out for a neighborhood is vigilantism to others. For my […]

02 Nov 2012

The Case Against Random Drug Testing In Schools

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Although there is a definite correlation between students who take drugs, and the affect that it has on their academic performance, not all experts agree that every single student should be subjected to random drug testing while at school, college or university. Indeed there are several clear arguments for a case against random drug testing. […]

10 Oct 2012

Random Drug Testing In Schools – Where Do You Stand?

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It’s a hot topic debating issue that is as contentious today as it’s ever been – random drug testing in schools. To randomly drug test a student is surely to violate his or her constitutional rights? It assumes guilt without evidence right? Or does the potential harm the student can be doing to themselves and […]

04 Oct 2012

Why Open Carry on Campus is Against Your Interests

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The Open Carry on Campus discussion is a hot topic debate. On the one hand there are those that believe it will offer them better protection on campus whereas others believer it will endanger fellow students. Many states have been debating this very issue with some students pushing for the right to carry concealed weapons. […]

03 Oct 2012

Why the Rarity of Hospital Shootings Owes More to Planning Than Some Might Believe

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An incident in September, 2010 at a John Hopkins hospital in Baltimore was a trigger for a study conducted into the incidence of hospital shootings. The incident involved a man shooting his mother’s cancer surgeon, followed by his mother, and then himself. Researchers from the John Hopkins University School of Medicine went on to conduct […]

20 Aug 2012

The Importance of Campus Early Response Teams

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A number of recent high profile and tragic events on college campuses around the United States have pointed a bright spotlight on the preparedness of colleges and universities to handle just such emergencies. As college and university environments mirror those of corporate America in many ways they have adapted and enhanced the scope of their […]