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News Archives - 2014

October 21 2014 News Articles

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

One in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), defines domestic violence as “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one… READ MORE

October 20 2014 News Articles

Feds Publish Final VAWA Amendments to Clery Act

On Monday, October 20, 2014 the US Department of Education (ED) released the final regulations outlining the new changes to the Clery Act by the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (VAWA). The final regulations officially go into effect July 1,… READ MORE

October 07 2014 News Articles

Building and Maintaining Successful Community Relations

Trust is the foundation of a successful partnership or relationship between public safety organizations and the diverse and multicultural communities they serve. These relationships are essential to the creation and sustainment of safe, supportive and socially… READ MORE

October 02 2014 News Articles

Protecting Your Institution’s Electronic Information

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a time when institutions of higher education may participate in weekly campaigns to engage and educate their employees and students about cyber security.  According to the Student and… READ MORE

September 25 2014 News Articles

Report Confirms Active Shooter Incidents Becoming More Frequent

Yesterday, the FBI released a study of 160 active shooter incidents that took place in the US between 2000 and 2013, including the tragedies at Sandy Hook Elementary School and Virginia Tech. The primary purpose of the study is to "provide our law enforcement… READ MORE

September 19 2014 News Articles

Public Awareness Campaign Result of Sexual Assault Task Force

On Friday, President Obama and Vice President Biden announced a new, branded campaign, "It's On Us", to advance the goal of preventing sexual assault on college campuses. The overall goal of the public awareness campaign is to enlist the help of all campus… READ MORE

September 16 2014 News Articles

Hazing Prevention Week and Resources

September 22-26, 2014 is National Hazing Prevention Week. HazingPrevention.Org, a national organization dedicated to empowering people to prevent hazing, defines hazing as, “any action taken or any situation created intentionally that causes… READ MORE

September 16 2014 News Releases

Margolis Healy Names Kim Vansell to Lead the National Center for Campus Public Safety

Richmond, VT — Margolis Healy, a leading campus safety, security, and regulatory compliance firm for higher education and private and public K-12 school systems, has named Kim Vansell the inaugural Director of the National Center for Campus Public Safety… READ MORE

September 10 2014 News Articles

Terrorism and Violent Extremism

Whether you are a campus public safety or law enforcement official, National Preparedness Month is an appropriate time to consider promoting awareness and prevention of extremist or terroristic violence. The following resources, tips and general information… READ MORE

September 03 2014 News Articles

Preventing School Rampage Attacks and Considerations for Directed Assault Prevention

Though there is little information available on prevented targeted violence at schools, the 2013 dissertation, Case Study of a Prevented School Rampage Attack at a Rural-Suburban High School, may assist in informing school leaders about rampage attacks.… READ MORE

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