National Center for Campus Public Safety

News Archives - 2015

December 08 2015 News Articles

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 News Articles

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 News Articles

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 News Articles

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 News Articles

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 News Articles

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

October 01 2015 News Articles

Update on Shooting at Umpqua Community College

October 01, 2015: Earlier today, there was an active shooter incident at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. The incident is no longer active (3:00pm EST), but several were wounded or fatally injured. Our hearts and sympathies go out to the Umpqua CC… READ MORE

September 23 2015 News Articles

White House Task Force Releases New Resources for Campus Communities

The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released two new resources for campus community members and health practitioners on Thursday, September 17th to help prevent and respond to sexual violence on campus. The release of these… READ MORE

August 31 2015 News Releases

Jeff Allison Joins the National Center for Campus Public Safety

Burlington, VT – The National Center for Campus Public Safety (NCCPS), managed by Margolis Healy under a cooperative agreement with the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, has announced the addition of Jeff Allison to its team of… READ MORE

July 31 2015 News Articles

Office of Postsecondary Education Summarizes Final VAWA/Clery Regulations

On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, the Department of Education (ED), Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) released a new Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) entitled, Implementation of the VAWA Final Regulations (PDF). This letter summarizes the Final… READ MORE

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