Extra security drafted in at University of Hertfordshire

SAFETY at the University of Hertfordshire is set to improve now a security company has been called in. Reliance Security Services staff have been given the authority to request the name and address of anyone they suspect of causing anti-social behaviour a

SAFETY at the University of Hertfordshire is set to improve now a security company has been called in.

Reliance Security Services staff have been given the authority to request the name and address of anyone they suspect of causing anti-social behaviour at either of the two Hatfield campuses.

The special powers have been granted under the national Community Safety Accreditation Scheme.

The first batch of security staff were given certificates and ID cards displaying their status, at a ceremony held last week.


You may also want to watch:


Chief superintendent Julia Wortley said: "This further advances the close working partnership which already exists in Hatfield between police, the University of Hertfordshire and Reliance Security and will complement the work carried out by police officers and Pcsos in and around the university community.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter