National Center for Campus Public Safety

News Archives - 2016

December 27 2016 News Articles

Consular Notification on Campus

By Carmen Hills — Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State Carmen began her work at the U.S. Department of State as a Pathways Intern in the Bureau of Administration in 2010, and is currently a Public Affairs Officer in the Bureau of Consular… READ MORE

December 01 2016 News Articles

National Higher Education Emergency Management Needs Assessment

Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. When an emergency does occur, it can threaten public safety, the environment, property, the economy, critical infrastructure, and the health of individuals. In 2015, the National Center for Campus Public Safety, in… READ MORE

August 16 2016 News Articles

Prioritizing School Safety: A New Curriculum for Colleges and Universities to Address Sexual Assault

In her August 12, 2016 White House blog post, Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, the White House Advisor on Violence Against Women, discusses progress made in prioritizing school safety through a new curriculum designed for colleges and universities to address sexual… READ MORE

July 28 2016 News Articles

Preparing for and Responding to Student Activism on Campus

College and university campuses have seen an increase in student activism this year. Due in part to a growing interest in political and community engagement, students have participated in protests and other forms of activism to bring awareness to issues… READ MORE

June 23 2016 News Articles

Department of Education Releases 2016 Edition of Handbook

On June 23, 2016, the Department of Education (ED), Office of Postsecondary Education released the highly anticipated Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting 2016 Edition. This updated edition includes the 2014 VAWA Amendments to the Clery Act.… READ MORE

June 15 2016 News Articles

NTAS Bulletin Issued Reflecting Tragic Events of Orlando

In December 2015, U.S. Secretary Johnson announced the revision of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS), to include an intermediate level NTAS Bulletin. The NTAS provides information on… READ MORE

May 10 2016 News Articles

Annual Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation & Adjudication Conference

We are pleased to announce registration is now open for our 2016 Trauma-Informed Sexual Assault Investigation and Adjudication Annual Conference, July 18-22, in Washington, D.C., hosted by The George Washington University. The conference consists of… READ MORE

April 13 2016 News Articles

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 News Articles

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 News Articles

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

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