10 Steps to Creating a Campus Security Master Plan

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Step 4: Find Out What Works, What Doesn’t

Next, the committee should survey current operational risk mitigation measures and determine their effectiveness. Conducting interviews and monitoring daily routines of associates, students, visitors, contractors, delivery services and the like is a critical segment of the overall design of a campus security master plan.

Interviews with staff and students are extremely valuable in gauging the overall temperament of the campus security program. These interviews provide valuable insight into the effectiveness of current physical security measures in place, and how they align with the perceived level of vulnerability.

Outside resources such as CAP Index Inc. provide crime forecasting models, as well as loss mitigation solutions designed to accurately identify the risk of personal and property crimes. Mapping specific locations in and around the campus can assist in the development of how research should be conducted.

10 Steps to Creating a Campus Security Master Plan