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National Center for Campus Public Safety

News Articles

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.


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… 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… 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… READ MORE


March 08 2016

Sexual Violence and Title IX - Information and Resources

General Resources Clery Center for Security on Campus The Clery Center for Security On Campus is dedicated to preventing violence, substance abuse and other crimes on college and university campuses across the United States, and to compassionately assist the… READ MORE


December 08 2015

Multi-Agency Collaborative Uses Threat Assessment as Key to Prevention Strategy

On December 4, 2015, the FBI released Mass Victimization: Promising Avenues for Prevention, a new publication that is the result of a multi-agency collaborative conference that took place in August 2013.  Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies… READ MORE


December 03 2015

Campus Safety: Best Strategies to Keep Your University Prepared and Protected

As acts of mass violence unfortunately continue to occur and make headlines, it reminds us that keeping our college and university campuses safe must continue to be a critical priority. In this Higher Ed Careers interview, Kim Richmond, Director of the… READ MORE


November 16 2015

What Can We Do to Keep Our Campus Communities Safe Abroad?

We are deeply saddened and troubled by last week's terror attacks in Beirut and Paris. The hundreds who were injured and lost their lives were participating in everyday activities such as traveling to work, eating at restaurants, and supporting a friendly… READ MORE


October 15 2015

Federal Working Group Issues Guidance to Campus Law Enforcement

The Law Enforcement Equipment Permanent Working Group (The Working Group) was established by Executive Order 13688. This federal inter-agency working group is co-chaired by the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Defense with members from several… READ MORE


October 14 2015

Targeted Violence on Campuses

While it is generally known that schools, colleges, and universities are considered safe places, acts of targeted violence such as active shooter incidents can and do occur. Campuses face unique challenges when planning for and responding to targeted violence… READ MORE


October 07 2015

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

Students, faculty and staff on college campuses use the Internet for a variety of reasons including doing homework, social networking, as well as communicating and posting lesson plans and grades. October has been declared National Cyber Security Awareness… READ MORE



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