Police departments at Indiana universities, like their counterparts across the country, are taking steps to pre-empt--not just respond to--crime and disaster by hiring security experts and placing more emphasis on emergency preparedness, the Indianapolis Star reports. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) hired a homeland security expert in January. The University of Indianapolis Police Department's new chief is a military veteran who helped secure U.S. bases overseas. And college police forces statewide are brushing up on federal emergency procedures, even as campuses have quieted down for the summer. "Before, if I were a chief, I would sit down and go, ‘I've

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