Access Control


Chicago School Board Questions Effectiveness of Metal Detectors

Chicago School Board Questions Effectiveness of Metal Detectors

As the Chicago school board approves $2.4 million worth of funding for new metal detectors and X-ray machines, they discuss whether these physical security barriers are the best way to allocate the funds.

Fayette County Public Schools to Add New Security Measures

Fayette County Public Schools to Add New Security Measures

Fayette County Public Schools will add three new security features for the 2019-2020 year. The features include security vestibules, a visitor management system, and a bus stop mobile application.



NY District Adding Security Vestibules

NY District Adding Security Vestibules

Installation of security vestibules has begun on Lynbrook District’s campuses, according to Dr. Paul Lynch, assistant superintendent of finance, operations and information systems.

Michigan District Plans Safety Upgrades for Middle/High School Building

Michigan District Plans Safety Upgrades for Middle/High School Building

Manistee Area Public Schools plans to spend $150,000 of general fund money to improve security at the entrance of Manistee Middle/High School.

North Carolina School Secures Exterior Doors with New Security System

North Carolina School Secures Exterior Doors with New Security System

Mitchell High School has added a new security system to all exterior doors of its building.

Security Improvements Underway for Wisconsin Schools this Summer

Security Improvements Underway for Wisconsin Schools this Summer

Work to improve safety and security of 11 schools in Waukesha, Wisc., will begin this month.

Getting Ahead of Trouble

Getting Ahead of Trouble

Everyday nearly 75 million students attend school and rely on administrators to keep them safe. Unfortunately, too many tragic school shootings have shown educators and parents that what is currently in place is simply too little, too late.

A Proactive Approach to Campus Security

A Proactive Approach to Campus Security

Some of the major requirements DPS needed in their access control system included flexibility and scalability. After much research, DPS discovered Open Options and named them as their access control partner of choice in 2013.

Securing Campuses with Innovative Technology (Without Sacrificing Privacy)

Securing Campuses with Innovative Technology (Without Sacrificing Privacy)

To keep students and faculty safe, we can do far better than electronic passkeys and simple metal detectors. As sophisticated technologies like artificial intelligence are brought to bear in more and more industries, it’s time that we use these and other innovations to promote campus safety.

Durango School District Gets $1.1 Million School Safety Grant

Durango School District Gets $1.1 Million School Safety Grant

Durango School District 9-R has received a $1.1 million grant from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security to boost school security and safety.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2021

    March / April 2021

    Featuring:

    • Get More from your Solutions
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    • CARES Act 2: Large, but Still Insufficient

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