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Acronym for Campus Community Emergency Response Team.
Acronym for Common Alerting Protocol.
Acronym for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives. 
Acronym for Closed-circuit Television.
Acronym for Community Emergency Response Team.
Acronym for Commercial Mobile Alert System.
Acronym for Collaborative Operating Group.
A design specification for security system control panels and their associated arming and disarming devices to reduce false alarms. 
Acronym for Certified Protection Professional.
Acronym for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.
The identifier for Audio Verification and Notification Procedures. 
The identifier for Alarm Verification and Notification Procedures published by the CSAA Standards Committee in 2004. 
The identifier for Video Verification Procedures for Burglar Alarms. 
Acronym for Campus Security Authorities.
Acronym for the Central Station Alarm Association.
Acronym for Chief Security Officer.
Campus Community Emergency Response Team
The campus version of CERT, volunteers take classes that include Terrorism, Disaster Psychology, Medical Operations, Fire Fighting, Search & Rescue, and more.
Campus Security Authorities
In the context of the Clery Act, a crime is considered reported when it is brought to the attention of a CSA or local police by a victim. 
Central Station
Sometimes called an Alarm Monitoring Center, Central Station refers to a service company that monitors burglar, fire and residential alarm systems. 
Central Station Alarm Association
A trade association representing the interests of Central Station service providers with a goal of false alarm reduction.
Certified Protection Professional
A board certification by ASIS, the CPP credential shows the recipient has demonstrable proof of knowledge and management skills in eight key domains of security. 
Chief Security Officer
The most senior security official in an organization. 
Choke Point
A portal or area through which traffic must pass. 
A type of window that is above eye-level. 
Clery Act
The 1990 Student Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act. 
Closed-circuit Television
Fixed video cameras that transmit to monitors in a single place. 
Collaborative Operating Group
A federal, state, local, tribal or territorial alerting authority with authorization to use FEMA's IPAWS system. 
A high school massacre in Colorado on April 20th, 1999. 
Commercial Mobile Alert System
A partnership between FEMA, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and wireless carriers, CMAS is the system interface to the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) service to enhance public safety.
Common Alerting Protocol
A global XML standard for disseminating alert messages.
Community Emergency Response Team
Volunteer emergency workers who have received specific training in basic disaster response skills to supplement existing emergency responders. 
Contract Security
The proper term for "security guard company," which is less in favor. 
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
A theory that certain design principles can create a climate of safety in a physical location. 
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