Campus Security

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Campus Police May Not Actually Be Officers

Are campus police officers even real police officers with the right to make arrests? Sometimes.


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Concerns Grow About How Some Colleges Report Crime Occurring In Nearby Neighborhoods

There has been criticism on the way some universities report crime occurring in nearby neighborhoods where many students live.


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Villanova Dorm Access Goes Hi-Tech

Villanova is installing an online system in all residence halls that will allow students to control access to both inside and exterior doors using their smartphones.


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Students Call For More Safety From Sex Crimes at West Chester U.

The message of the few dozen students was clear: the school needs to do more.


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Swarthmore, Temple Caught in Federal Probe of Campus Security

The US Department of Education says inclusion on the list “in no way indicates” an institution has violated Title IX, prohibiting sex discrimination, but it’s releasing the list of places it is investigating to “foster better public awareness.”


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Villanova U. May Give Its Campus Police Arrest Powers, Weapons

University spokesman Jonathan Gust says no decision has been made yet and the university is holding forums with students, faculty, and staff to discuss the issue and get input from the campus community.


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Tips On Checking Campus Security While Looking At Colleges

Spring is traditionally a time when parents of high school juniors and seniors venture out to begin exploring colleges, but one local expert says the same amount of emphasis placed on academic offerings should be placed on campus security.