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ERIC Number: EJ1081014
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1555-4589
Gang Activity on Campus: A Crisis Response Case Study
Shaw, Mahauganee; Meaney, Sarah
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v18 n4 p365-373 Dec 2015
This case study challenges readers to consider a contemporary issue for campus threat assessment and emergency preparedness: gang presence on college campuses. A body of research examining the presence of gangs and gang activity on college campuses has developed, revealing that gangs pose a viable threat for institutions of higher education. The question of whether and how to confront this issue raises questions regarding student safety, success and retention, as well as violence on campus. This case study presents a developing scenario, in which readers are asked to make decisions prior to more information unfolding. It is designed to address the question of campus safety, and focus current and future campus administrators on the complexities of the emergency response process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A