SP+ recently participated in the 2015 National Sports Safety and Security Conference in Orlando, Florida. Roamy R. Valera, CAPP, was asked to lead a discussion focused on event parking and traffic issues and their connection to event security. Issues discussed include tailgating, perimeter protection, situational awareness, training, signage, and pedestrian/vehicle traffic.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at the University of Southern Mississippi supports the advancement of sport safety and security through training, professional development, academic programs, and research. NCS4 collaborates with professional leagues, open access events, intercollegiate and interscholastic athletics, along with professional associations, private sector firms, and government agencies. It is a critical resource for sport venue managers, event managers, first responders, and other key stakeholders.