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National Center for Campus Public Safety

Weekly Snapshot Archives - 2017/12

December 27, 2017

In this issue:

  • Mental Health Framework to Support College Students of Color: The Jed Foundation, a nonprofit that exists to protect emotional health and prevent suicide for teens and young adults, and the Steve Fund, a nonprofit created to support the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color, partnered to create the Equity in Mental Health Framework (EMH Framework). The EMH Framework provides 10 actionable recommendations and key implementation strategies for colleges and universities to help assess and strengthen support for the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color.
  • National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month: January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is a form of modern slavery and it occurs when a trafficker exploits an individual with force, fraud, or coercion to make them perform commercial sex or work. 

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December 20, 2017

In this issue:

  • EVAWI Launches Redesigned Start by Believing Website: This month, End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) launched their redesigned, multi-media Start by Believing website. The new homepage allows visitors to choose their path and enter Start by Believing or Seek Then Speak, an avenue for survivors to learn about and access immediate services, reporting options, and resources.
  • Critical Incident Review Report: Last year, the Pulse nightclub shooting attack claimed the lives of 49 individuals and injured 58 more. Released this week, the report on the incident review, RESCUE, RESPONSE, AND RESILIENCE: A critical incident review of the Orlando public safety response to the attack on the Pulse nightclub, details multiple aspects of the attack and response, including leadership, collaboration, tactics, equipment, training, emergency medical care, officer safety, public information, and community relationships.

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December 13, 2017

In this issue:

  • DHS Seeking Partner College or University to Host 2108 NTTX: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking a partner college or university to serve as the host institution for the 2018 National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education (NTTX) anticipated to be held in October 2018.
  • BJS Issues 2016 Crime Victimization Data: The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released its annual report on criminal victimization in 2016. The report includes data on violent crimes (rape or sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, and simple assault) and property crimes (household burglary, motor vehicle theft, and theft). It also includes statistics on domestic violence, intimate partner violence, injury to victims, and weapon use.

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December 6, 2017

In this issue: 

  • Active Shooter Training ResourceOver the past year, the emergency managers of The Boston Consortium for Higher Education collaborated to produce a new active shooter training video that would address the specific needs of higher education. At the beginning of the project, The Boston Consortium members agreed to make the video available for free to any institution of higher education that would be interested in using it for their community.

  • National Impaired Driving Prevention Month: National Impaired Driving Prevention Month is observed each year in December. Unfortunately, impaired driving is a preventable tragedy that claims nearly 29 lives daily according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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