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CCUPCA Legislative Liaison provides update on California Campus Safety Bills

 

CCUPCA Legislative Liaison Stan Skipworth presented an opening-day update on key California legislative activity to attendees of Campus Safety Magazine‘s annual West Coast Conference held at the Los Angeles World Airport Westin Hotel on July 23rd and 24th.

The session, A Legislative Update Regarding California Bills for Advancing Campus Safety, was presented during the opening plenary sessions of the conference, and highlighted key bills currently being heard in the California State Assembly and State Senate, including SB 424 (Pan), SB 707 (Wolk), SB 482 (Lara), AB 969 (Williams), SB 186 (Jackson), and AB 173 (Holden).

Skipworth, the Director of Campus Safety for The Claremont University Consortium, provided insight into the recent series of successful bills authored or supported in a lead role by the California College & University Police Chiefs Association, and many CCUPCA partners in the public safety industry.

The conference included several other notable guest speakers, including keynote addresses by University of California at Santa Barbara Chief of Police Dustin Olsen and Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, whose address emphasized the necessity for collaborative campus safety strategies between communities and colleges, which concluded this year’s West Coast Conference.

For more information on these bills, and other legislative activity, we invite you to contact Stan Skipworth at stans@cuc.claremont.edu.

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Bureau of Justice and Major Cities Chiefs Association Develop Guide for Operational Policies

This week the National Center for Campus Public Safety reported that the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, developed Campus Security Guidelines: Recommended Operational Policies for Local and Campus Law Enforcement Agencies.

The MCCA views this document as “a proactive approach in addressing violence on campus and improving coordination with campus public safety departments.” The guidelines represent a collaborative effort between local and campus law enforcement and provide suggested practices to improve effectiveness and create a safer community on and off campus.

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CCUPCA Southern California Regional Meeting August 20th

On August 20th, from 9:00 am to noon, the Southern California Region Police Chiefs and Campus Safety Directors of CCUPCA will preesent their quarterly meeting at El Camino College Police, hosted by Chief Michael Trevis.

If you would like to attend, email Chief Trevis to make reservations and join what is sure to be a highly informative gathering immediately ahead of the new academic year.

California College & University Police Chiefs to Offer New Jobs Board

csulb-police_300x200CCUPCA is proud to offer a new Jobs Board as part of its comprehensive new website.

This employment information section will feature Executive, Managerial and Supervisory positions currently offered by CCUPCA member-agencies, as immediate links to some of the most resourceful employment sites online, including:

  • Monster
  • Indeed
  • CareerBuilder
  • IACP
  • Cal Chiefs
  • Police One
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • PORAC

In addition to online resources and updates, CCUPCA will also publish new job announcements via its social media sites on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Member agencies are encouraged to share their current job searches for these positions.  Generally, job posts will remain active on the CCUPCA Jobs Board for 90 days.

Follow CCUPCA on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

CCUPCA_340webA reminder to our members and guests that CCUPCA is also available on social media.  Be sure to add CCUPCA to your follows on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn by clicking the icons on any page at this site, or by using the URLs provided below.  You can immediately become an important part of the conversations regarding the issues of higher education law enforcement and public safety public policy.  Join these ‘networks in our network’ and stay informed on the latest news with CCUPCA.

For more information, contact us here.

Dates for Annual CCUPCA/POST Executive Workshop Announced

the-cliffs-resort-pismo-beach-3The California College and University Police Chiefs Association and the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training have scheduled their annual CCUPCA/POST Executive Workshop for November 10th through the 12th, 2015.  Once again, the Executive Workshop will be held at the Cliffs Resort in beautiful Shell Beach, California.

For more information and to register for what is one of the most informative and valuable networking opportunities of the year, please visit our registration page.