Florida International University police officer Sonia Meneses, left, chats with FIU students Colin Lugo, center, and Christian Colevas on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. For the second consecutive year, Florida’s public university system is requesting additional funding for more police officers and campus counseling resources. The Legislature ignored the system’s request for 2016-17.
Florida International University police officer Sonia Meneses, left, chats with FIU students Colin Lugo, center, and Christian Colevas on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. For the second consecutive year, Florida’s public university system is requesting additional funding for more police officers and campus counseling resources. The Legislature ignored the system’s request for 2016-17. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
Florida International University police officer Sonia Meneses, left, chats with FIU students Colin Lugo, center, and Christian Colevas on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus. For the second consecutive year, Florida’s public university system is requesting additional funding for more police officers and campus counseling resources. The Legislature ignored the system’s request for 2016-17. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

Universities ask Florida to spend more on mental health, campus security

September 22, 2016 3:18 PM