In North Carolina, High Point University is in its tenth year of a transition into a private, boutique university, and the security department is not exempt from the changes impacting the school. When Jeff Karpovich, CPP, CHPA, joined High Point University as its chief of Security, there were just 12 employees in the division and 62 surveillance cameras. Now, seven years later, he is responsible for 120 employees across three departments, managing 82 uniformed security officers for the school and working with approximately 900 surveillance cameras.
Sending your child to college is both an exciting and emotional time. As with any rite of passage, the separation and the transition to a new environment has the potential to propagate safety and security concerns for both parents and future students.
Two-way communication is key for Director of Security Brian Reich at Time Warner Cable, who strives to push his security officer partners to expand their role beyond the daily responsibilities of traditional security functions, striving to support the goals of the business. Also in this annual report, learn how consolidation is changing the guarding industry, how technology can support security officers and how a proposed ANSI standard could change the way enterprise security leaders fulfill officer training and selection. Also learn about building a network of influencers and data privacy clauses.