Temple University, a Philadelphia-based higher ed institution, has increased campus safety measures following the shooting of a student near campus. A safety app, increased police presence and other strategies are being implemented on the urban campus.
Maureen Rush, recently retired Vice President for Public Safety and Superintendent of Police at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses her career in law enforcement and how to avoid burnout in the security field.
Existing partnerships between mental health professionals and local police forces have reduced emergency hospital admissions by around 80%, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association of Waterloo-Wellington Director of Services Jeff Stanlick.
The Manchester SafeZone Alliance, the first of its kind in the U.K., connects security teams from three area universities to provide a larger, reciprocal safety zone for students on all participating campuses.