Where applicable, details of each school's policy will be incorporated into the analysis in order to facilitate the identification of best practices, themes, and patterns.
Interestingly, a search of a number of different databases failed to reveal any information regarding evaluations of the effectiveness of these programs. Contained in the review of relevant literature presented in Chapter 2 are a number of statistical tables that address the question of the incidence of workplace violence and higher education. However, limited information is available on the overall effectiveness of these programs.
Dartmouth College (2002), located in Hanover, New Hampshire, has an on-campus Department of Safety and Security which works in tandem with the Office of Residential Life and other campus units to provide training programs, crime prevention workshops, security surveys, and anti-theft identification program efforts. The Office of Safety and Security at Dartmouth was established with the intent of providing a mechanism for identifying safety issues on campus and providing programs targeting those issues.
Dartmouth College (2002) appears to focus its crime prevention and violence reduction efforts on educati