Chief Stafford has also assisted institutions by conducting general and targeted reviews of the security/law enforcement operations, including reviewing and assessing the organizational structure, physical security, and personnel related issues.
She has assisted institutions such as New York University, Trinity University of Washington, Kennesaw State University, Concordia College and the Medical University of South Carolina with these types of reviews. Stafford & Associates has over 55 associates, working full time, part time and on a contractual basis.
She was one of the lead authors of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrator’s .
This document, unveiled at a press conference sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University on April 18, 2008, is a roadmap for campus safety and security.
The associates pictured below make up the permanent full and part time team. from the University of Richmond in Applied Studies in Human Resource Management and is also a graduate of the 235th session of the prestigious FBI National Academy where she was awarded a graduate certificate in Criminal Justice. is a seasoned human resources professional for higher education and non-profit organizations with expertise in organizational development, employee relations, workforce planning, policy creation, diversity and training. In these roles, De Bowes provides a variety of consulting, training and technical assistance services related to institutional compliance with the Clery Act and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA). De Bowes is also an adjunct faculty member in New England College’s Master of Science in Campus Public Safety Administration program. De Bowes graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Millersville University in 2004; a Master of Education degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration (HESA) from the University of Vermont in 2006; an Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from ODU in 2011; and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Higher Education from ODU in 2014.
The majority of associates who work with client institutions are or have been practitioners in higher education, serving in law enforcement, public safety, student affairs, and/or human resources. Murray joined the National Association of Clery Compliance Officers & Professionals (NACCOP) and D. From 2008-2016, Todd served as the Assistant Director of Human Resources at Davidson College with the responsibility of managing employee relations and the learning and development function. Stafford & Associates (DSA) in 2015 and currently serves as the Director of Compliance Activities and Senior Investigator for the Title IX Investigation Team. De Bowes is an experienced higher education administrator, author and instructor. His dissertation examined student conduct administrator knowledge of the statistical reporting obligations of the Clery Act and was recognized by the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) with the 2015 Dissertation of the Year Award. De Bowes co-authored a book chapter in Reframing Campus Conflict: Student Conduct Practice Through a Social Justice Lens and has authored numerous NACCOP whitepapers focusing on Clery Act and DFSCA compliance. De Bowes has also contributed to industry and academic journals including the Security Journal, the Journal of Clery Compliance Officers & Professionals, Campus Safety Magazine, Academic Perspectives in Higher Education, and The Vermont Connection.
Chief Stafford is a Certified Litigation Specialist and currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at New England College.
DSA conducts independent audits of Clery Act and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act compliance, Sexual Misconduct/Title IX policy development and reviews, and independent, trauma informed investigations of sexual harassment, misconduct and interpersonal violence.
DSA also conducts organizational, arming and physical security & vulnerability assessments as well as external searches for campus Police Chiefs and Directors of Public Safety and for Clery/Title IX compliance positions.
DSA can also place seasoned practitioners to serve as an interim Chief or Director of Public Safety for campuses that need continuity of leadership (typically for 3-9 months, or for a duration that meets the institution’s needs).
In 2004, Stafford was honored by the European Association for Campus Security for her expertise and achievements in campus security.
In 2006, Campus Safety Magazine developed a Campus Safety Director of the Year Award and in March 2007, Chief Stafford was named as the first winner of this prestigious award for 2006.