Campus Security - New Hampshire
Universities and college campuses are scholastic institutions for higher learning where people from different walks of life converge to learn and develop themselves in hopes of a better and brighter future. Many would perceive university institutions as being safe environments where education is the common language for everyone.
However, it is an irrefutable fact that students and staff often become victims of crime within the campus. The crimes of rape, theft, assault, vandalism, and murder that take place nationwide are also gradually affecting university institutions that don’t have the proper security and technology to monitor and eliminate these threats. We can help!
Why Outsource Your Campus Security
Expertise: Security contractors have specialized knowledge and expertise in the field of security. By outsourcing campus security, the institution gains access to this expertise, which can lead to improved security measures and a safer environment for students, faculty, and staff.
Cost-effective: Security contractors can often provide services at a lower cost compared to maintaining an in-house security team. They can manage personnel, equipment, and other resources more efficiently, helping the institution save on overhead costs and potentially reallocating funds to other areas such as academics or student support services.
Scalability: Security contractors can scale their services to meet the institution’s specific needs. For example, during high-traffic events or emergencies, they can quickly bring in additional personnel and resources to ensure safety and maintain order. This flexibility allows the institution to have the appropriate level of security coverage without overcommitting resources.
Liability and risk management: Outsourcing security to a professional contractor can help reduce the institution’s liability and risk exposure. Contractors typically carry their own insurance, and are responsible for their personnel’s actions, which can help protect the institution from potential lawsuits and legal issues related to security incidents.
Focus on core competencies: By outsourcing security, the educational institution can concentrate on its core mission—providing quality education to its students—without being distracted by the complex and time-consuming task of managing security personnel, equipment, and procedures. The institution can rely on the security contractor’s expertise and professionalism to maintain a safe and secure environment on campus.
What Our Security Campus Officers do For your Institution
- Patrol the campus: Campus security guards regularly patrol the campus grounds, ensuring that everything is in order and identifying any potential safety hazards or suspicious activities.
- Monitor access points: Security guards control access to campus buildings and facilities, checking identification and ensuring that only authorized individuals are allowed entry, which helps maintain a safe environment.
- Respond to emergencies: In case of an emergency, such as a fire, medical issue, or security breach, campus security guards are trained to respond quickly and efficiently, providing assistance and coordinating with local emergency services if necessary.
- Enforce campus policies: Security guards help enforce campus rules and regulations, such as parking restrictions, noise ordinances, or drug and alcohol policies, ensuring a positive and secure atmosphere for all students, staff, and visitors.
- Provide escorts for individuals: Upon request, campus security guards may escort students, staff, or visitors to their vehicles or other campus locations, especially during late hours, to ensure their personal safety.
- Investigate incidents: If an incident occurs on campus, such as theft, vandalism, or an assault, campus security guards will gather information, interview witnesses, and work with local law enforcement agencies to resolve the situation.
- Support event security: During campus events, such as sports games, concerts, or conferences, security guards manage crowd control, monitor entry points, and provide overall security to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for attendees.