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In addition to bringing in Freeh, who has a child enrolled at the Los Angeles school, USC also hired an outside consultant who helped put in place an awareness campaign for people on facilities staff and janitors _ the so-called “first eyes” _ who might be the first to witness a crime involving children.

At Auburn, and a handful of other schools, the review found departments across campus had several rules on the books but had never consolidated them in one place.

“Unfortunately, at times, it takes a shocking event happening somewhere else to make you aware that you may have some deficiencies that need looking into yourself,” said Chris O’Gwynn, who heads Auburn’s risk management and safety department. “Penn State did cause us to want to look at that and do something from a generalized campus approach.”


Additional information on this Associated Press review of BCS schools can be found online:


AP researchers Barbara Sambriski and Jennifer Farrar contributed to this report.