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22 May 17

HOW TO PLAN FOR MASS DEMONSTRATIONS

One of the biggest balancing acts for police departments during mass demonstrations is to maintain order, yet allow individuals to express their freedom of speech. Many events from the past have helped shape policies and procedures for mass demonstrations today. These events have turned into case studies for police departments across the country as they plan for mass demonstrations. Those events have helped shape the standards for preparation that departments across the country have implemented.

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18 May 17

HOW TO REPORT CLERY CRIMES BASED ON GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

Since the passing of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (or Clery Act for short) in 1990, college and university campuses across the country have been required to report all crimes and incidents that occur on and around their college campus. This has led to increased transparency on campus safety that helps parents and students stay informed and also provides institutions with standardized information. One important aspect for reporting crimes under the Clery

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5 May 17

WHAT ROLE SHOULD COLLEGE ADMINISTRATORS PLAY WHEN SEXUAL VIOLENCE IS REPORTED IN THEIR COMMUNITY?

By: Jordan L. Draper, End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI) Associate Board Member and Elizabeth Gallus, EVAWI Advisory Board Member In recent months, there have been multiple lawsuits claiming due process and discrimination issues on campuses where students found responsible for acts of sexual violence have been suspended or expelled. In response, some states have initiated legislation to limit institutional investigation and/or adjudication of these incidents by college administrators.

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1 May 17

6 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR OFFICERS HAPPY

In a previous blog post, we discussed the benefits of a happy safety/security team. In this post, we present six ways that managers and supervisors can ensure their officers are happy even when departmental budgets are tight. 1. Respect and Support One of the biggest reasons officers may feel dissatisfied with their jobs is a lack of respect and support in the workplace.

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