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Title: Campus Security: A First Look at Promising Practices
Author(s): C J Kirkland; D G Siegel
Corporate Author: US Dept of Education
Office of Educational Research and Improvement
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 49
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Publication Number: ISBN 0-16-045240-6
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Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual provides an outline of a comprehensive campus security program for colleges and universities and presents a sample of practices regarded as effective in maintaining a secure campus.
Abstract: The text explains 11 topic areas that can be used to define exemplary campus security programs. These are a statement of behavioral expectations by the institutions' campus leaders, a plan for the timely dissemination of information, an effective security organization and personnel, services designed to promote safety through prevention, and a security-sensitive physical plant design and maintenance. Additional areas include a fair, just, clearly articulated judicial system; victim assistance programs; special considerations for residence halls; special attention to more volatile areas such as alcohol and illicit drug use and sexual assault; good campus-community relations; and a crisis prevention and response plan. Addresses of colleges and universities from which to obtain more information about promising practices and list of 4 additional resources
Main Term(s): Crime prevention planning
Index Term(s): Campus police; Campus Security; Higher education; University or college dormitories
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