The award recognizes outstanding contributions of a current practitioner who is transforming Clery compliance on their campus and/or the field through exceptional programs, processes, scholarship, innovation and/or service to the field or industry.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) is a consumer protection law that aims to provide transparency around campus crime policy and statistics. The act was enacted in 1990 to educate individuals about the safety of the campus they are interested in, whether it be for employment or higher education.
Reese received the award at the 5th Annual NACCOP Conference Recognition Ceremony on July 20 in Baltimore, Maryland.
She joined the UNCG Police Department as a student employee in 2005. After graduation, she became a full time telecommunicator in 2006, answering phones and dispatching calls to security and police officers. In 2010, she moved into the accreditation manager role, managing the CALEA accreditation process. In 2012, Kristi took on the responsibilities of web master for the Police Department and Clery compliance officer for the University.
Visual: Kristi Reese (left) with D. Stafford