Homecoming Season

The Need for Environmental Strategies

Every fall college campuses across the country celebrate homecoming. Often this involves a parade, tailgating before the big game, and large parties after the game. From the college student’s perspective, homecoming can mean a pre-party the night before, alumni returning to campus to join in the fun, beer breakfast/ keg n eggs, tailgating filled with […]

Book Foreword

Any law enforcement officer who reads this book on “Motivational Interviewing” will find him/herself in a win-win situation.  The book is a quick read and will motivate the reader to peruse the material quickly in order to get to the end where there are examples to assist in the implementation of “Motivational Interviewing” (MI). Although […]

College Drinking Behavior

There are two ways to look at alcohol consumption—by frequency and by quantity. What I have been seeing on campus is that most students don’t drink frequently, yet when they do drink it is at a high quantity. A smaller percentage of the students will do both, frequent and in high quantity. These students who […]

Campus Police

Overall, the role of campus police is a very dynamic one that involves wearing a lot of hats. It’s not about just showing up and arresting the bad guys. In a typical day you can handle a wide range of complex issues including: mental disorders, medical emergencies, traffic violations, domestics, a wide gamut of drugs […]