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International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
William J. Schmitz
The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) is an organization of college and university security directors and police chiefs serving both public and private institutions. Its history dates to November 6, 1958, when 11 security directors came together at Arizona State University to discuss mutual job problems and frustrations. This small conference illustrated a need for security directors across the United States to network with one another and to formulate a clearinghouse to share their experiences and concerns. Job problems then were very similar to current times. They included, but were not limited to, the use of narcotics on campus, parking problems on campus, cooperation with other law enforcement agencies, search and seizure, arrest, civil defense, key systems, crowd control, and organization and management of university police departments. The first official IACLEA conference was held in Houston, Texas, in 1959 and members of the group have been meeting ...