From: Mary Wilson, Student representative
Subject: How to improve security in the college
Date: 12 April 2013
The purpose of this report is to present students´ proposals to improve security in the college. Theft
Over the last few weeks there have been several cases of theft in the college. One type of college crime that has really increased is the theft of bikes and we must take into account that for a considerable part of the college student population, bikes represent their main mean of transport. Another type of college crime that has highly increased is room theft. There has been a significant increase in the number of reported room break-ins in recent weeks. In other words, an increasing number of college students are reporting that they are being robbed of important personal belongings as laptops, iPads, mobiles...
Vandalism in our college is a problem that takes many forms, including destroying property, setting off fire alarms and writing graffiti on the walls and in the toilets. Many factors, such as peer pressure and hostility toward the school, contribute to this type of violence, and these behaviors are often increased by heavy drinking and drugs taking. It is well known that alcohol/drugs and vandalism often go hand in hand. Conclusion
In conclusion, the students that I represent want to propose several ways of improving security in the college. In order to avoid theft we can say that there are products on the market today that can very useful in combating this type of student crime. For example, there are different types of room alarms, room safes and security cameras. Specific vandalism prevention strategies that might be effective are employing student or guard patrol of campus areas (including rooms during times when students are likely to be in a party or during campus events), establishing drug- and alcohol-free residences, making students aware of the high cost of vandalism...