The Leading Authority For Campus Public Safety

D. Stafford & Associates

D. Stafford & Associates

D. Stafford & Associates is a professional consulting firm specializing in campus safety and security, compliance, sexual misconduct response and investigation, and law enforcement issues on college and university campuses in both the United States and Canada. DSA conducts independent audits of Clery Act and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act compliance, Sexual Misconduct/Title IX policy development and reviews, and independent, trauma informed investigations of sexual harassment, misconduct, and interpersonal violence.

DSA also conducts organizational, arming and physical security & vulnerability assessments as well as external searches for campus Police Chiefs and Directors of Public Safety and for Clery/Title IX compliance positions. DSA can also place seasoned practitioners to serve as an interim Chief or Director of Public Safety for campuses that need continuity of leadership (typically for 3-9 months, or for a duration that meets the institution’s needs). DSA conducts an array of other services related to emergency response, campus policing, student conduct and other topics.

DSA offers various online and in-person training programs on a national level, including the preeminent 5-day Clery Act Compliance Training Academy for Clery compliance officers and professionals; trauma-informed training programs for personnel involved with investigating Dating Violence, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking; training programs for Title IX coordinators and investigators, and training for Campus Security Authorities/Responsible Employees.

Stafford & Associates and New England College have collaborated on the development of an Online Master of Science in Campus Public Safety Administration

Listen to the following description of the MCPSA Program


Dolores A. Stafford, President & CEO of D. Stafford & Associates and Executive Director of NACCOP

Phone: 302-344-5809


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