Community College Safety and Security

When considering Community College Safety and Security, Community colleges have unique challenges when it comes to campus safety and security.

Community College serve the communities unique student needs, students can range from students who are still in high school, college-age students, working adults who are trying to get certifications and degrees and seniors who are looking for an enriching education experience. Community colleges can supply a student single course or provide a complete bachelor’s degree. Many community colleges services an area, a county or a specific district, but they often do it over several geographically dispersed campuses.

Here as some of the somewhat unique needs of community college campus safety and security:

1Ability to create a school ID that is easily distributed and easily revoked across their network of campuses.

2Ability to create and distribute smart cards that are easily distributed and easily revoked across their network of campuses.

3Ability to create brand and community with an app/system that provides many features that engage the student into the community.

4Provide support for help requests across many campuses.

5Provide emergency broadcasts across many campuses and to specific campuses and groups.

6Provide security services from both a centralized and decentralized approach.

7Flexibility to create campus specific help requests, emergency broadcasts, locations, and custom campus apps.

8Ability to locate students and communicate with them.

9Engaging features that students want to use like chat, message boards, file sharing, picture sharing, todos, calendar sharing, location sharing, group management, grades, attendance, assignments and many other systems.

Community College shootings, mental health issues, allergies, medical conditions, illicit drug use on and off campus, and natural and main made disasters, all are concerns associated with Community College safety and security. Safety is a major concern for everyone who steps foot on school campus. Turn on the news on any given day and you’ll quickly discover negative stories highlighting dangers found on Community College campuses across the nation. Students are experimenting with drugs, hormones are raging, tempers are flaring, and it’s up to everyone to ensure dangers are anticipated, reported, and dealt with in a timely manner.

School leaders are challenged by adolescents who lack good decision making, are unable to comprehend the consequences of their actions, and often times to not exercise good self-control. It comes down to a lack of connection between the frontal cortex and the limbic area.

Community College Safety and Security are the responsibility of school leaders

Community College leaders and security resources are ultimately responsible for the safety, security and issues that occur on their campuses.

The issues are obvious:

  • Saves Lives
  • Reduce Injuries
  • Protect the reputation of the school
  • Reduce litigation rish
  • Criminal Charges?

Now that the Scot Peterson, security resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Charter School in Parkland Florida is being criminally charged with child neglect and other charges, legitimate concerns from school leaders and resource officers about criminal charges loom. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/04/us/parkland-scot-peterson.html

Community College Safety Security leaders and security professional need to:

1Document policies and procedures.

2Demonstrate daily in real-time that the campus safety and security tools, systems, resources, people and processes are in place to secure their campus.

3As school’s demonstrate response, the response has to be well documented so that schools can prove, improve and anticipate response.

4Consider all the risks that exist in a campus and take actions with the appropriate, people, processes and tools to safe guard the school.

5Engage students into safety and security processes that are integrated in a compelling way into the lives of students.

What is so cool about the IDentifyED Community College safety and security system?

The IDentifyEd App is much more than just a student ID and smart card, IDentifyEd’s main goal is to seduce the student with a large series of student engagement apps. These modules/features are completely configurable by the school at the user role level. IDentifyed provides 3 major types of student engagement solutions for your campus:

1Campus safety and security.

  • Student ID
  • Emergency Broadcast
  • Help Requests
  • Location
  • HID SEOS Smart Card
  • Custom App
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Discipline
  • Reunification
  • Bus
  • Carline
  • Security Operations Tools
  • Hall Pass
  • Say Something
  • Security Policy and Emergency Content Tool

2Campus social networking and communications.

  • User Messaging
  • User/Student Portfolios with:
  • User Message Boards
  • File sharing
  • Contact/roster info sharing
  • Picture sharing
  • Location Sharing
  • Calendar Sharing
  • Messaging
  • Chat
  • Strong privacy and filters
  • Group Message Board
  • Course Message Board
  • Group/Group Messages
  • School Broadcast
  • Chat
  • Group Chat

3Learning tools

  • Grades
  • Attendance
  • Assignments
  • To-dos & Take Home
  • Course Management
  • Group Management
  • Volunteers
  • Discipline
  • Disclosures
  • Calendars

Adjusting to a kinder gentler cost and cutting-edge Community College Safety Security

Modules/Systems Security Alternative All Alternatives Identifyed* Identifyed Plus*
Student ID (initial) $6 $6
School ID Replacement/Maintenance $3 $3
Smart Card $8 $8
School ID Replacement Maintenance $4 $4
Emergency Broadcast/School communication Software $3 $3
Dispatch/Help Request Tipline $4 $4
Custom Campus App $3 $3
Student Engagement $5
Student LMS $6
File Sharing $5
Communication Monitoring Software $3
Student Messaging Platform $8
$31 $58 $5-7.5 9-12.50
*2 Options to pay for Kornukopia IdentifyED, the first is the traditional Enterprise license, the second is where the student or parent bares the burden of purchase in which case the cost to the school is limited to a staff only license.

IDentifyED can integrate with your:

1Kornukopia’s IDentifyED School ID tools easily integrated with your student information system or learning management system so that you can leverage student attendance, course and group rosters to communicate issues to specific users by group and course.

2Kornukopia’s IDentifyED provides students with a suite of student engagement tools and social networking tools in order so that the student use, trusts, and leverage the tool, the more they use it when you need to broadcast to them, the tool is something they are entirely familiar with.

3Kornukopia’s IDentifyEd provides your staff with all the tools that a professional security operation would use and with our apps allows you to put it at the fingers tips of your team, they are, based upon your permission make the School ID, locking down the school and potentially saving lives.

What is holding you back from improving Community College Safety Security?

  • IDentifyED provides features and modules that no other system can provide.
  • You don’t have the system, you are not as secure as you need to be.
  • Implementing is quick and easy.
  • The IDentifyEd system cost is easily justified based upon all the other items it replaces.
  • Every minute you wait you create more risk, liability and negligence.
  • You can start saving lives and communicating to everyone that your campus is safe and secure, today!

What Next?

Imagine the lives you save and the processes you can improve with IDentifyED campus safety and security system helping you create a better, safer campus.