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The Clery Act: What officers need to know

Even if you are not a campus cop, you should be familiar with the requirements of this federal law

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The federal Clery Act was passed in 1990 to help protect students by making schools be transparent about campus crime. The act also requires schools to keep thorough crime records. But if you are not a campus cop, why should you care? Risk management expert and Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham why all officers need to know about the Clery Act in this tip.

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Gordon Graham has been actively involved in law enforcement since 1973. He spent nearly 10 years as a very active motorcycle officer while also attending Cal State Long Beach to achieve his teaching credential, USC to do his graduate work in Safety and Systems Management with an emphasis on Risk Management, and Western State University to obtain his law degree. In 1982 he was promoted to sergeant and also admitted to the California State Bar and immediately opened his law offices in Los Angeles.