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    Prevention and Protection Podcast: K-12 School Security Design Standards

    In this episode of Prevention and Protection, Joe Vossen of United Educators is joined by attorney Shamus O’Meara to explain the security design response to the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. Learn about design standards for new school buildings, practices for assessing existing school buildings, and crisis planning considerations.


    Webinar: Use of Force by Campus Police: Risk Management Lessons

    This webinar focuses on the use of force by campus police, a growing concern for many risk managers. Listen in as John Graff, Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP and Chief John Cox, Purdue University Police Department address use of force policies, new technology and best practices, and the education and training of officers.

    Excessive Force by Campus Security

    United Educators (UE) claims show that excessive force by campus security can be a significant source of liability for institutions of higher education. This bulletin explores 45 claims UE received from 2011 to 2015 alleging excessive force by campus security. Learn which factors drive excessive force claims, use our recommendations to prompt discussions at your institution, and consider risk management actions.

    Large Loss Report 2017

    The Large Loss Report 2017 summarizes major damage awards and settlements of $250,000 or more that affected schools, colleges, and universities in 2016. The cases include a record $950,000 jury award in a Title IX sexual assault report case and a $10.5 million settlement for a student who suffered a traumatic brain injury when he was attacked at a pep rally. Institutions can use this report to assess risk management programs.

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