Laying the Groundwork for Trust

Four Ways Campus Safety Officials Can Encourage Student Safety Involvement

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The role of campus safety officials has evolved from locking doors when classes end to addressing more serious concerns, such as sexual assaults. Campus safety officials across the country are working to ease divisions with students, coming up with creative ways to engage with them, de-escalate tension and help students learn to trust police personnel. This whitepaper covers four examples of how campus safety officials are working on strengthening their relationships with the student population and teaching them to trust these officials, including:

  • Introducing a New Community Policing Mindset
  • Conducting More Inclusive Training
  • Teaching Life Lessons
  • Connecting with Students on Their Terms