Allied Universal, a facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, announced a partnership with the Clery Center, a national, non-profit training and policy organisation dedicated to creating safer campus communities, to develop video-based training tools for line campus public safety personnel.
Campus public safety
The roll-call training programme for campus public safety and security professionals is scheduled to be released during National Campus Safety Awareness Month in September.
“The partnership with Allied Universal will provide a meaningful training program that covers the key modern campus public safety issues for the type of personnel that have the most interaction with students each day,” says Alison Kiss, Executive Director, Clery Center. “We look forward to working with Allied Universal on this vital initiative that will keep the issues of campus safety at the forefront,” Kiss says.
“We are thrilled to have been selected to lead the way in a collaboration to further safety initiatives for students on campuses everywhere, this advances our long-established commitment to training specific to campus communities,” said Jonathan Kassa, Director of Higher Education, Allied Universal.
Online video-based training modules
“The partnership with Allied Universal will provide a meaningful training programme that covers the key campus public safety issues”
The training programme, building on Allied Universal’s Higher Education Academy, will consist of short online video modules featuring adult learning principles and quizzes that assess mastery of the subject matter. In addition, it will encompass supporting reference materials and on-the-job tools along with in-person reinforcement guidance.
Module topics will include: specifics about the Jeanne Clery Act and Campus Security Authorities, sexual violence, and higher education law; trauma informed response; campus culture; communicating with students and stakeholders; and other pertinent campus related topics.
Allied Universal is a security services provider to the Higher Education sector, servicing nearly 200 colleges and universities at over 500 campus locations nationwide.