Colleges rethink campus safety approach

Colleges rethink campus safety approach

There are 1 comment on the Traverse City Record-Eagle story from Aug 24, 2009, titled Colleges rethink campus safety approach. In it, Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that:

Michigan's public universities are beefing up police forces, installing high-resolution surveillance cameras and taking other steps to prevent campus crime, which college officials say is more common than statistics show.

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Paul Kersey

United States

#1 Aug 25, 2009
Almost every night the news shows video of a robber or killer caught on camera. It just doesn't seem to stop them from taking the risk. What I like to see is where the cameras are monitored by professionals with police support at the ready to intervene in real time. The Framer Jack store in Dearborn Heights used to have such a system. Twice I saw their "risk management" people run into the parking lot and lay an NFL tackle on shoplifters. Then the police quickly arrived to make the arrest. Caught in flagrante delicto.

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