Boston bombs spark security concerns at campuses nationwide
- College officials nationwide are considering increased security measures at commencements and large-scale events in the wake of Monday's Boston Marathon bombings.
- One important point taken away from the tragedy by University of Arizona athletic officials is the need for campus police to work closely with colleagues at the local, state and federal levels in securing facilities for events.
- At a meeting in Omaha, Neb., of the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals--which had the University of Nebraska's campus police chief among its attendees--officials discussed efforts to increase security for commencements, including blocking off larger areas prior to ceremonies and increasing surveillance.
From the article:
... "Anytime there's a public tragedy like this, you're always going to pay attention to it," says Greg Byrne, Arizona's director of athletics. "As things continue to unfold, we'll be keeping a close watch." ...
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