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Suspect Arrested After Threat Triggers Lockdown At UT Arlington

Arlington police arrested the suspect this afternoon on an outstanding traffic violation.

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Moving Toward Ever Safer Campuses

As in any community, there will always be incidents of crime on campus. While the cause is unknown, in many categories of campus crime, the number of arrests went down between 2007 and 2009. Add unified security systems to the mix, and response to crime can be swifter and the number of victims can potentially be minimized even further.

CASE STUDY: Unified Security at the University of Miami

When Scott G. Burnotes arrived at the University of Miami, he found multiple, separate systems for emergency notifications. A third-party vendor handled texting, emailing, and phone calls; sirens had been set up around campus; and some web-based notifications were utilized.

“Their focus was on continuing to build a multimodal method of communication for all types of emergencies,” recalls Burnotes, Miami’s director of emergency management.

Unified Security

Increasing efficiencies and limiting liabilities through more integrated and comprehensive security technologies, policies, and procedures

Then:

The lecture had run late, and on top of that the sophomore biology major had joined a couple of friends for a cup of coffee afterward to kick around the speaker’s provocative ideas. It was well after midnight when he made it back across campus to his residence hall, where he noticed a side door that was ajar.

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Public Seeks Answer From Roxbury Community College On US Crime Audit

Members of the board of trustees at Roxbury Community College said at their public meeting Tuesday that school funding could be in jeopardy if embattled college president Terrence A. Gomes remains in the post he has held since 2003.

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U Of Wisconsin Dean Of Students Calls Shooting 'Unsettling'

UW-Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam described an early-morning shooting near campus on the eve of graduation last weekend as "unsettling."

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Roxbury College Draws Scrutiny For Apparent Gaps In Crime Reports

Federal officials are auditing Roxbury Community College for suspected lapses in its reporting of crimes committed on campus - the latest in a series of controversies for college president Terrence Gomes.

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13 Students Charged In Hazing Death Of Florida A&M U Drum Major Robert Champion

Thirteen people were charged Wednesday in one of the biggest college hazing cases ever prosecuted in the U.S., accused in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major who authorities say was mercilessly pummeled by fellow members of the marching band.

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Charges Coming In Fla. Hazing Death

At least five people will face charges in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member aboard a bus after a performance in Orlando last fall, authorities said Tuesday.

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U Of Southern California Details New Security Measures After Shooting

The University of Southern California and Los Angeles police announced new security measures Thursday following the unsolved killings of two Chinese graduate students near a campus that promotes itself as an international destination.

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