COVID-19: Community Protection & Safeguards
Provided here are resources and tips for campus police and public safety agency personnel regarding community protection and safeguards.
Response, Health, and Well-Being on Campus with Iowa State University
WEBINAR, presented by Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Chief of Police, Michael Newton with Assistant Vice President for Student Health and Wellness, Erin Baldwin of Iowa State University. Chief Newton and Erin Baldwin address Iowa State University's Response to COVID-19 in areas of emergency management, health and wellness of students and staff, interdepartmental collaboration, and collaboration with community partners. VIEW HERE.
Clery FAQs During COVID-19 Pandemic
Abigail Boyer and Laura Egan from Clery Center, answered questions on Wednesday 4/15 related to managing the Clery Act during the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions addressed include, but are not limited to:
- Do I still have to issue timely warnings if no one is left on my campus?
- If I house medical and first responder personnel or patients, do I need to issue alerts to them?
- What are my reporting obligations for virtual offices and classrooms?
To view the full webinar, CLICK HERE.
SART Considerations During COVID-19
Unfortunately, sexual assault remains prevalent, even during a pandemic. The need for law enforcement and medical services do not change; however, how services are provided and conduct during an investigation may need to be modified for both the safety of officers as well as the victims. This webinar will address SART response considerations during Covid-19 at Iowa State University. To view the full webinar, CLICK HERE.
Aaron DeLashmutt, Assistant Chief of Police, Iowa State University
Mary H. Sirna, Administrative Advisor, Iowa State University