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News articles are an integral part of our website. They provide resources, breaking news, expanded information from our Weekly Snapshot, and general campus safety and security information for visitors to our website. Visit regularly to keep up to date on the latest news or join our mailing list to stay informed.

January 05 2017

New Letter and Guide for College and University Leadership on Campus Sexual Assault

Today, January 5, 2017, Vice President Joe Biden released a call to action letter (PDF) for college and university presidents, chancellors, and senior administrators regarding their moral and legal responsibility to combat sexual violence on their campuses beginning with changing… READ MORE

December 27 2016

Consular Notification on Campus

By Carmen Hills — Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State Carmen began her work at the U.S. Department of State as a Pathways Intern in the Bureau of Administration in 2010, and is currently a Public Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Consular Affairs working on Consular… READ MORE

December 01 2016

National Higher Education Emergency Management Needs Assessment

Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. When an emergency does occur, it can threaten public safety, the environment, property, the economy, critical infrastructure, and the health of individuals. In 2015, the National Center for Campus Public Safety, in partnership with the Disaster… READ MORE

August 16 2016

Prioritizing School Safety: A New Curriculum for Colleges and Universities to Address Sexual Assault

In her August 12, 2016 White House blog post, Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, discusses progress made in prioritizing school safety through a new curriculum designed for colleges and universities to address sexual assault, the Trauma-Informed… READ MORE

July 28 2016

Preparing for and Responding to Student Activism on Campus

College and university campuses have seen an increase in student activism this year. Due in part to a growing interest in political and community engagement, students have participated in protests and other forms of activism to bring awareness to issues related to racism and racial… READ MORE

July 12 2016

Incidents Involving Mental Health Concerns - Information and Resources

Updated: July 2016 General Resources Creating a Successful CIT Program National Institute of Mental Health (NAMI) A Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) often begins with the good intentions and the hard work of a few dedicated individuals. Whether you are a law enforcement officer, mental… READ MORE

June 23 2016

Department of Education Releases 2016 Edition of Handbook

On June 23, 2016, the Department of Education (ED), Office of Postsecondary Education released the highly anticipated Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting 2016 Edition. This updated edition includes the 2014 VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act.   ED makes clear that the 2016… READ MORE

June 15 2016

NTAS Bulletin Issued Reflecting Tragic Events of Orlando

In December 2015, U.S. Secretary Johnson announced the revision of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS), to include an intermediate level NTAS Bulletin. The NTAS provides information on homeland security issues and threats.… READ MORE

May 10 2016

Annual Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation & Adjudication Conference

We are pleased to announce registration is now open for our 2016 Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Annual Conference, July 18-22, in Washington, D.C., hosted by The George Washington University. The conference consists of our four-day… READ MORE

April 13 2016

Engaging Gun Shop Owners in Preventing Mass Shootings and Suicides

Part 1: Preventing Mass Shootings Gun shop owners may be the next line of defense in nationwide efforts to stop mass shootings and suicides. Though this seems an unorthodox and possibly contradictory approach to solving gun-related deaths in the U.S., a recent incident in Ohio and a… READ MORE

March 24 2016

Department of Justice Releases Report on Gender Bias in Police Response

The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) partnered with the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Civil Rights Division (CRT) and Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to develop guidance on gender bias in response to victims of sexual assault and domestic… READ MORE

March 22 2016

FBI - DHS Briefing on Brussels Terrorist Attacks

Three attacks were carried out this morning in Belgium at the Brussels Airport and the Maelbeek Metro station that wounded and killed numerous people. The National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS) participated in a conference call with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and… READ MORE

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