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USM's NCS4 preparing for 3rd summit on intercollegiate athletics safety, security

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Dozens of athletic administrators, emergency managers and law enforcement officials from across the country will gather next week on the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach to try to improve safety and security at college sporting events.

They will participate in the third annual National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit.

It will be hosted by Southern Miss' National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4).

The event, from Jan. 26-28, will update best practices and focus on new techniques for safety and security measures at intercollegiate sporting events.

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