A Look at Educational Campus Security
Educational institutions strive to foster an environment where students, faculty, and visitors feel safe and secure, and Sunstates Security is here to help reach that goal. Achieving it requires a comprehensive approach to campus security, encompassing a range of measures from physical infrastructure to community engagement. This article delves into the multifaceted world of educational campus security, exploring its key components and ongoing challenges.
Building a Secure Space:
Physical security: This includes well-maintained buildings, proper lighting, secured entrances, and access control systems. Regular security officer patrols by foot, bike, or vehicle further enhance physical security and deter potential crime.
Preparedness and planning: Regularly updated plans and procedures help address new potential threats. Clear communication on protocols ensures everyone knows what to do in case of an emergency. Sunstates officers have mandatory trainings and stay up to date on the site’s plans and needs.
Educational Campus Security Options:
Whether working in tandem with campus police or providing a stand-alone program, Sunstates customizes our approach to meet the unique requirements of each learning environment we serve. If your educational campus is interested in updating or changing your security program, contact Sunstates to discuss your needs and learn about our Clery Act-compliant solutions, including:
- Access control
- Vehicle/foot patrol
- Thermal scanning
- SOC Monitoring
- Traffic control
- EHS support
- Facilities support
- Special event coverage
- Shuttle van services
- Dormitory checks
Leveraging the Power of Situational Awareness
Another way to extend security efforts on campuses is to teach students and employees to be more aware of potential security compromises. Encourage individuals to say something if they see something. Security personnel on-site can assist in enhancing security awareness and supporting people’s sharing of observations.
Contact Sunstates Security
Educational campus security is a complex and ever-evolving field. We can help build a tailored security program for your educational campus by implementing a comprehensive approach. Our employee and management engagement far exceeds that of our competitors. The same is true regarding our training and quality assurance checks. Our continued organic growth is grounded in our Honesty, Integrity, and Trust principles and supported by best business practices exceeding industry standards.