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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources and Information for Campus Public Safety

The Novel Coronavirus has ignited a global pandemic and caused an unprecedented public health and safety crisis. IACLEA stands with campus police and public safety personnel who are on the front lines of prevention and response efforts. The Association applauds all campus police and public safety personnel serving in any capacity. We support your efforts to keep your personnel and community members safe.

IACLEA is producing and sharing information to ensure best practices and up-to-date information is disseminated quickly.  In addition to the resources shared below, IACLEA members can turn to CONNECTIONS to ask questions and gain information from other campus public safety professionals. Furthermore, we encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns around campus public safety response to the COVID-19 pandemic via this link. Your input will help drive the discussion in IACLEA’s upcoming COVID-19 Rapid Response Briefing Calls. Register for an upcoming call here (participation is free but registration is required).  




A message from IACLEA Executive Director John Bernhards, published in the Campus Law Enforcement Journal, March/April 2020.  


Find resources on best practices for communicating via multiple channels to various audiences. 

Community Protection & Safeguards

Find resources around best practices on community protection and safeguards. 

Crisis Response: Implementing and Evolving Plans

IACLEA shares resources from partners and members that aid the response as the crisis unfolds.

Employee Safety and Protection

Find resources to keep personnel safe.

Federal and State Law Enforcement Agency Resources

Find resources from federal and state law enforcement and emergency preparedness agencies. 


IACLEA FACT SHEET: The Value of Campus Police & Public Safety Agencies

A document to help campus police and public safety agencies prepare and proactively address anticipated budget cuts and reduced funding, without diminishing their ability to serve the institutional mission and protect the campus community. Review the Fact Sheet.


Tracking Tools

Situational Awareness Tool to Track COVID-19 Officer Exposures and PPE Impacts. Created by the National Police Foundation and the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation and Esri. The tool, featuring a real-time dashboard, provides critical insights for executives, commanders, administrators, and other decision-makers to better assess and monitor the impact of COVID-19 on our nation’s first responders.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases tracking: cases/deaths/recovery by nation, prepared by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at IACLEA member insitutions Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. 


Public Health Information

American College Health Association (ACHA). Preparing for COVID-19. Published March 3, 2020.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) situation summary 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education (March 2, 2020) While listed as interim, this web page provides checklists for action at various stages of the pandemic. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Interim Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education Administrators for SARS-CoV-2 Testing. Published June 30, 2020

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Universities and colleges are encouraged to use this checklist to make decisions now that will protect the health of students and staff in your care. CDC:  Checklist for University Administrators (March 10, 2020)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities This web page contain specific information on cleaning facilities and personal hygiene. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education with Students Participating in International Travel or Study Abroad Programs (March 1, 2020)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthcare Professional Preparedness Checklist For Transport and Arrival of Patients Potentially Infected with 2019-nCoV

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients Under Investigation for 2019 Novel Coronavirus 

FBINAA- COVID-19 Law Enforcement Resources and Support


Officer Fatalities Due to COVID-19

IACLEA honors the campus security, police, and public safety officers who have died as a result of Coronavirus. Please review their names and learn more about them on the following page. 

See the honor roll of heroes--the 47 campus police officers killed in the line of duty since 1923--in IACLEA's Officer Memorial video


Campuses Response to COVID-19 (course work) 

Bryan Alexander, a researcher, and writer based at Georgetown University and working in the field of how technology transforms education, has led the effort to track which schools are canceling or moving classes to an online format. You can add your school's info, as well.*Hy49YAEvPnrrHmsDtV3H2Q#gid=0



Member Resources

CONNECTIONS is IACLEA's member community featuring peer networking and a full library of resources for the betterment of campus public safety.