Campus Safety at its Greatest

There is usually a bunch of chatter in the school/university ranks of who has the best
football or basketball plan. It is normally up for discussion.

For occasion, as of this writing, football giants Alabama and Notre Dame are
ranked 1 and 2 respectively. In the basketball ranks, Gonzaga, Baylor and Iowa are
rated 1, 2 and 3 respectively and all three are unbeaten early in the year. South
Carolina (1) and Stanford (2) direct the pack in the NCAA women’s basketball league.

All seven of these teams have one factor in frequent. None of these campuses are in the Best 25
Countrywide Campus Basic safety Summit, universities are generating a change in pupil security. that is
surely not to say that law enforcement on these campuses isn’t wonderful, but they are not in the
Leading 25. the departments remaining recognized for possessing elevated the security and stability of their
campus group.

Special recognition is garnered on California State University, Fullerton the winner of the
2020 Countrywide Section of the Year, and to 2020 Countrywide Section of the Calendar year award finalists
Santa Fe College, Gainesville FL and Dixie Condition University, St. George, UT.

Cal Condition Fullerton

The stabbing loss of life of Steven Chan, a former college administrator, at Cal Condition Fullerton on
Aug. 19, 2019, still left a lasting impact on our campus community. As skilled communicators,
we had been thrust into the nationwide highlight as we scrambled to offer treatment and comfort and ease to
our campus local community by means of strategic messaging although also performing with various campus
and off-campus businesses investigating the scenario.

Strategic Communications’ most important aim was to retain the campus local community knowledgeable about the
apprehension of the suspect as well as what we ended up undertaking for our campus personnel, college, and
learners influenced by this tragic act. We also experienced the simultaneous process of responding to media
from throughout the country seeking to fill their 24/7 information cycle.

This short article initially appeared in the January February 2021 concern of Campus Safety & Everyday living Protection.&#13