News & Press

EmergenSee and Security Industry News

Jul 16th, 2015  Campus Security Policy May Simplify Clery Act

Security Info Watch:New legislation could replace Clery Act   Photo credit: (Photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons/United States Senate) SEAN ROWLEY ON JUL 14, 2015 SOURCE: TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS, OKLA. July 13–During the first half of 2015, a U.S. senator from Missouri has been making news — at least, in higher education circles — about her dissatisfaction with federal campus safety statutes. Sen. Claire McCaskill has called the Clery Act — or the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act — “flawed” and “a mess.” She has introduced pending legislation in the Senate called the Campus Safety and Accountability Act, intended to supplant or simplify Clery. Any college or university taking part in federal financial aid programs must comply […]