Are you a Campus Security Authority? You are if your position at the college is included in the following list.
If you find that you are a Campus Security Authority, then you must attend one of the trainings offered by Marie Finelli. Trainings will be held on Feb. 5, 19, March 4, 18, April 1 and 22 at 4 p.m. in the Public Safety Building classroom. The training will take approximately one hour and teach you what you need to know about being a C.S.A.
Space is limited; to register for one of the training dates, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Identifying Campus Security Authorities
The law defines the following four categories of CSAs:
1. Public Safety Office – sworn law enforcement personnel and department administrators.
2. Non-police people or offices responsible for campus security — community service officers, campus contract security personnel, parking enforcement staff, personnel providing access control and/or security at campus facilities, athletic events or other special events, safety escort staff, residential community assistants and other similar positions.
3. Officials with significant responsibility for student and campus activities — an Official is defined as any person who has the authority and the duty to take action or respond to particular issues on behalf of the College.
· Professional staff in a dean of students office, including leaders in student affairs and housing
· Staff in the student center or student union building
· Staff in the student activities office (handling extracurricular activities)
· Faculty or staff advisors to student organizations
· Resident assistants/advisors; resident and/or community directors
· Students who monitor access to dormitories or other facilities
· Coordinator of Greek affairs (or related positions)
· Athletic directors (ADs) and coaches (including assistant ADs and assistant coaches)
· Contract security officers – Event security staff
· A physician in a campus health center, a counselor in a campus counseling center, or a victim advocate in a campus rape crisis center if they are identified by your school as someone to whom crimes should be reported or if they have significant responsibility for student and campus activities
· Any individual or organization specified in an institution’s statement of campus security policy as an individual or organization to which students and employees should report criminal offenses.