Campus Safety article on safety during investigations

Keeping the Campus Safe during a Title IX Investigation

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISPCompliance, Training, Workplace Violence

Should campus security conduct a behavioral threat assessment concurrent to a Title IX sexual violence investigation? Campus Safety’s feature on Threat Assessment Teams provides three steps to help maintain security during an investigation. Read more: 3 Steps to Keeping Victims and Campuses Safe During Title IX and VAWA Investigations     Plan. Protect. Prosper. Protus3 specializes in security system design, …

Campus Safety article about guns on campus

CCP Holders and Guns on Campus

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISPCrisis Management Planning, News, Security Program Development, Training, Workplace Violence

Should CCP holders be allowed to carry guns on campus? There are studies that show during times of great stress, a person will experience changes that affect their physiological, sensory and cognitive processes which can prevent appropriate responses in very serious situation. These responses can affect critical decision-making processes. For example, check out the eleven reservations of a “gun guy.” …

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Reflections on Oregon Shooting

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISPSecurity Program Development, Workplace Violence

The shooting at Umpqua Community College on October 1, 2015, made us think. Security events are deliberate actions by people to cause harm. There is no way that any organization can keep people who are adequately motivated and have access to the right resources from attempting to commit harm. What we can do is harden ourselves as targets. This will …

Rusty Gilmore

Rusty Gilmore Interviewed by WRAL

Protus3Computer Forensics, News

An investigation that began in Wake County of nude photos of high school students on Instagram has expanded to at six more North Carolina counties, bringing the total to at least nine, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Justice said Wednesday. School system representatives have said they are cooperating with authorities in the investigation, and authorities are urging parents …

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Perimeter Security

William F. Booth, CPPSecurity Assessment, Security Program Development

Every security program must be an integrated whole and each element must grow out of the specific needs dictated by the circumstances affecting the facility to be protected. Nevertheless, the first and basic defense is still the outer perimeter of the facility. Planning this defense is neither difficult nor complicated, but it is the product of common sense. Whereas the …

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Full-Time versus Part-time Officers

Billy Gordon Green, Jr. M.Ed., CPP, CHSSecurity Program Development

The human component of an integrated security plan can be in one or more of several forms. These forms become choices that need to be addressed depending on the mission, environment, culture, population, and security philosophy of the organization and specifically the site to be protected. Full-time and part-time are two choices that must be made regarding the staffing of …

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Sworn versus Non-Sworn Officers

Billy Gordon Green, Jr. M.Ed., CPP, CHSSecurity Program Development

The human component of an integrated security plan can be in one or more of several forms. These forms become choices that need to be addressed depending on the mission, environment, culture, population, and security philosophy of the organization and specifically the site to be protected. Probably the most profound choice in the paradigm is between sworn and non-sworn officers. …

Jeanne Clery

The Clery Act – Costs of Noncompliance

Christine L. Peterson, CPP, ISPCompliance, Security Assessment

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f)(2011), is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. The U.S. Department of Education conducts reviews to evaluate an institution’s compliance with Clery Act requirements. A review may …

WRAL: Security Measures Not Foolproof, Consultant Says

Protus3Background Investigation, Crisis Management Planning, News, Security Program Development, Workplace Violence

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Proprietary versus Contract Officers

Billy Gordon Green, Jr. M.Ed., CPP, CHSSecurity Program Development

The human component of an integrated security plan can be in one or more of several forms. These forms become choices that need to be addressed depending on the mission, environment, culture, population, and security philosophy of the organization and specifically the site to be protected. Basically, there are only two organizational relationships for the security officer. A proprietary officer …