As the push for connected campuses advances, many facilities are looking to upgrade their security systems from mechanical to electronic access control.
With gun violence now a reality in school corridors and classrooms, officials are faced with the significant, yet daunting, task of ensuring that students, faculty and staff are secure in what traditionally has been considered a safe environment.
For any school system looking to expand or enhance their safety measures, metal detectors offer one line of defense for deterring weapons and other threatening objects from entering school buildings and campus athletic/special event facilities.
When searching for a new access control provider, Townsend cited the security of students and protection of facilities as two of the biggest challenges the new system needed to manage.
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The next generation of students is making its way onto college campuses. As millennials trade in their caps and gowns for a spot in the workforce, Gen Z is shopping for dorm room essentials.
Every business, campus, facility and organization in a specialty vertical could benefit from some kind of visitor management system, whether on a small or large scale. In reality, these organizations or businesses already have some type of visitor management system in place, but it is often in the inefficient form of a receptionist or paper logbook.
The doors will be installed as part of a pilot program at two elementary schools and one high school.
The Crimson Tide will be introducing metal detecors to football games starting in the fall.
“You never think it is going to happen to you.” That was the first thing Jake Glacer said to me when we sat down to talk at ISC West.