- Life University in Marietta has announced plans to eliminate its campus police department in favor of a private security firm.
- The switch will eliminate 14 jobs, and the new guards will be unarmed and unable to make arrests.
- Dr. Brian McAulay, the school's executive vice president and provost, says the school's size makes a campus police force unnecessary, but some of the school's 2,500 students (400 live on campus) are concerned about the safety issues that may arise from not having a campus police force.
From the article:
A metro Atlanta college is making major changes to its campus security. Life University in Marietta has chosen to eliminate its police department entirely—and some students say the decision to hire a private securityfirm has them concerned about their safety. ...