This Week in School and Campus Safety

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This Weekly Update by the Illinois School and Campus Safety Program links to an article on visitor management by Lt. Jon Quast of the Peoria County Sheriff's Office, provides information on Project IGuardian's virtual presentations, and provides links to upcoming webinars.

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Laura Black
Program Coordinator
Illinois School and Campus Safety Program
Visitor Management in Schools Article

In his article “Visitor Management in Schools,” Lt. Jon Quast of the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office discusses various elements of visitor management, as well as the importance of the human component in ensuring safety procedures are followed so they remain effective. To read Lt. Quast’s article, click here.
Virtual Presentations on Online Safety for Schools and Youth Organizations through Project IGuardian

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Child Exploitation Investigations Unit (CEIU) recently announced that virtual presentations on online dangers, staying safe online, and reporting abuse/suspicious activity will be available through Project IGuardian .

Organizations interested in the virtual presentations can submit requests to [email protected] . Requests should include the following information:
  • Contact information including organization, name, phone number, and email
  • Requested date/time
  • Preferred online platform
  • Type of audience: 1. Parent, guardian or educator, 2. Children (Kindergarten – 5th grade), 3. Youth (6th-8th grade), 4. Youth (9th-12th grade)
Illinois School and Campus Safety Program