Chief Morris Featured in National Campus Safety Webinar
Tigerville SC (November 6, 2017) NGU's Campus Security Chief Rick Morris recently took part in a national webinar sponsored by the National Association of Campus Safety Administrators (NACSA).
The topic of discussion was the Joint Dispatch system, a collaborative effort involving NGU Campus Security, Furman University Police Department, and Queen's University of Charlotte, NC to provide 24 hour a day dispatch capability to all three agencies. This was a first for this concept where three different agencies share dispatch services.
The cost of providing 24 hour a day dispatch services for an individual department could run up to $200,000 annually and was not affordable for either agency. By splitting the cost, the much needed officer lifeline became a reality. The cost sharing also makes it possible for the three agencies to be able to afford state of the art dispatch software and record archiving software that was not obtainable for individual departments.
A major benefit for NGU will be the availability of a student safety phone application that literally gives the student a direct emergency phone line to the campus security office, providing real-time video, audio, and GPS features when activated by the student. The eight thousand dollar price for this valuable provision comes at no cost to the student or the university as it is included in the annual access fee.
Current technology makes it possible, via the Internet, to provide this service over distance and in the case of Queen's, across state lines.
NACSA is assuming this responsibility and expanding the concept and adding additional campuses. NGU and Queen's, two of the charter members are continuing to be the anchor colleges and Notre Dame College of South Euclid, OH has signed to be the third department. Limestone University and another Christian college in Pennsylvania are currently in talks to become the fourth and fifth agencies on board.
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