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Iowa University Police Take Charge

March 20, 2008
in response to the Virginia Tech shootings, the Iowa Board of Regents has approved arming officers at Iowa's three public universities for the first time in 40 years.

Campus Police, San Bernardino Officers Kill Arson Suspect

October 25, 2007
San Bernardino officers and Cal State University officers shot and killed an arson suspect earlier this week near the Cal State San Bernardino campus. The location is just miles from the Lake Arrowhead wildfire, which at press time had engulfed more than 10,000 acres.

School Vandalism

October 1, 2007

While such acts are rarely reported in the media, one in three schools has reported acts of vandalism each year. In 1990 more than $600 million in damage to school property was caused by vandals. By understanding the nuances of vandalistic acts, patrol officers can develop specialized responses to help minimize future attacks.

Iowa State University Police

October 1, 2006

Inflatable flamingos, temporary tattoos, and tongue-in-cheek ad campaigns are all part of Iowa State University Police Department's student-safety arsenal, which aims to promote responsible behavior in a fun and fresh way that-omigod!-actually gets students' attention.

"Terror at Beslan: A Russian Tragedy with Lessons for America's Schools"

September 1, 2006

BOOK REVIEW: Reading this book reminded me of how I felt when I viewed the film "United 93." I knew going in how it would end but, as they say, "The devil's in the details."

Responding to School Sieges

September 1, 2006

Someday in the near future, an American community—probably far from an urban center—will find that one of its schools has been taken over by Muslim terrorists who are holding the students hostage. The time for American law enforcement officers to think about this possibility and train how to respond to it is now.

Normal (Ill.) Police Department

September 1, 2006

Officers in this college community work hard to keep the peace between the town and the gown.

University of Central Florida Police Department

June 1, 2006

At the University of Central Florida, campus policing is local in nature, but international in flavor. The university prides itself on attracting a diverse student body.

Columbine Video Game Draws Relatives' Ire

May 18, 2006
An online game based on the Columbine High School massacre is drawing criticism from relatives of those who died in the 1999 attack, including a father who says it trivializes the actions of the two teen killers.

Fighting Fire with Fire

May 1, 2005

It was March 21, 2:55 p.m., spring was in the air in the remote north woods of Minnesota, and the students of Red Lake High School were anxiously awaiting the sound of the bell. What they heard instead was explosions out in the hallway.

How to Start an SRO Program

October 1, 2004

School resource officers serve as important liaisons between police departments and local schools.

Preventing School Weapons Assaults

May 1, 2001

While our children are safer in school than they are in many other settings, they are often far less safe than they should, and could, be.

School Terrorism: A Tactical Overview

April 1, 2000

Within the tactical community there's no doubt that the hottest topic is school terrorism.  In the aftermath of several attacks against students at schools, there is much debate and second guessing as to whether SWAT teams have made the correct tactical responses to such incidents.

School Safety Panel Message: Hike the Profile of Officers

January 1, 2000

The Columbine High School incident last spring seared itself into the American consciousness and while everyone has probably grown tired of hearing about it, the fact remains that mass incidents of violence have continued both on and off campus since then.

Real Players Resist Urge to Armchair QB

January 1, 2000

Police officers, like athletes, must perform in the "public eye" under tremendous stress and pressure.  The self-proclaimed experts then scrutinize the decisions made, or not made.  They sit back in their armchairs, not having to make split-second decisions.  Many have never played the game, yet they are quick to criticize.

Real Players Resist Urge to Armchair QB

January 1, 2000

Having trained thousands of law enforcement officers in the proper response to and resolution of critical incidents, we watched the Columbine tragedy as courageous tactical officers executed a hurried but effective plan to safely "clear the school."

Adventures in Law Enforcement

March 1, 1999

It's no secret that law enforcement is a multi-faceted profession. From small departments, where officers must wear many hats, to the specialists of giant metropolitan agencies, the job offers ample opportunity to sharpen wits- over and over- on a variety of levels.

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