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National Center for Campus Public Safety

Weekly Snapshot Archives - 2017/01

January 25, 2017

In this issue:

  • IACP Releases Four-Part Domestic Violence Training Video for Law Enforcement: Domestic violence calls can be chaotic and dangerous for all involved - the victims, children and others present, and first responders. The purpose of the training video is to present information regarding the complexities of domestic violence, strategies for effective investigations, and ways law enforcement and their partners can effectively respond to victims and hold perpetrators accountable.
  • National Seasonal Preparedness Calendar Now Available: The National Seasonal Preparedness Messaging Calendar is now available for 2017. The calendar, developed by FEMA  and released annually, highlights monthly observances and provides key messages for each month.

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January 18, 2017

In this issue:

  • NCCPS Partners on See Something, Say Something: We are partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help raise public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crimes through the " If You See Something, Say Something™" campaign. Colleges and universities can join this effort by encouraging students, faculty, and staff to take "The Challenge," which involves interactive, online videos that are intended to test a viewer's ability to spot suspicious activity.
  • OVW Grant Opportunity for Campuses: Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women posted the grant opportunity, FY 2017 Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program. The Campus Program encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims, and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable.

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January 11, 2017

In this issue:

  • January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month: President Obama proclaimed January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Trafficking in persons, also known as "human trafficking' and "modern slavery," is an umbrella term for the recruiting, harboring, transporting, providing, or obtaining of a person for compelled labor or commercial sex acts through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. 
  • White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault Releases Final Report: On Thursday, January 5, 2017, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault presented its second and final report at the It's On Us Summit, which brought together student leaders, campus, community, business and media partners, and federal colleagues.

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January 4, 2017

In this issue:

  • National Stalking Awareness Month: January is National Stalking Awareness Month (NSAM) and the Stalking Resource Center of the National Center for Victims of Crime has continued its partnership with the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women to bring resources and general awareness to the public about this important issue via their website dedicated to NSAM. This year marks the 14th  annual observance of NSAM, which began in response to murdered stalking victim Peggy Klinke.
  • 2017 Novak Institute for Hazing Prevention Scholarship Opportunity: Successfully preventing hazing requires a multi-faceted effort that is tailored to individual college and university campuses. The Novak Institute for Hazing Prevention uniquely tackles the problem of hazing with a four-day, in-person, interactive training. 

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