Summarizes a meeting of eighteen campus public safety executives from thirteen institutions of higher education (IHE), with support from the National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS). The purpose of this forum was to identify best practices in sharing campus law enforcement responsibilities with local partners and establishing and maintaining positive, supportive, and effective relationships with off-campus communities.
A group of D.C. area colleges and universities are joining together to research ways to reduce gun violence. This coalition of schools, called the 120 Initiative, will explore topics such as social economic issues, impacts of technology, and interactions between law and society.
The city of Baton Rouge is taking an innovative approach against crime by offering education. The Lowering Incidents of Violence through Education (L.I.V.E) program will allow several teens the opportunity to earn a variety of job skills. It is a partnership between Baton Rouge Community College, District 5 councilman Darryl Hurst, and the CEASE FIRE organization. The L.I.V.E program launched on Friday, Aug.
Compiles several targeted violence resources, including research studies, guides, training information, and websites, to help school administrators in their efforts to ensure the safety and well being of their campuses.
Cal State Long Beach this semester became the first in the Cal State University system to have a mobile crisis unit with mental health professionals responding to mental health emergencies in place of campus police.
Liquor Enforcement Officers from the PA State Police, and the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement will be teaming up to target alcohol related crimes on and around college campuses. With the start of the fall semester, the Bureau will also offer educational and enforcement assistance to campus administrators and authorities to aid them in reducing underage alcohol consumption.
College is a very special time for young adults, giving them their first taste of independence, but that independence also comes with risks. NBC’s senior consumer investigative correspondent Vicky Nguyen offers important safety advice for college students.