Predicting campus security trends ahead of the New Year.
Campus Security & Life Safety takes a look back at the trending security measures on campuses in 2018.
- By Jessica Davis, Sydny Shepard
According to Jared Larsen, president of the HUB Community Association, HUB residents do not feel safe.
Western Community Unit School District aims to have a lock system on every door in the school and on the additional outside doors by winter break.
The entrances to middle school campuses will require visitors to ring in on an intercom system and be buzzed in by someone in the front office.
The use of cloud technologies for campus access control has enabled university students, faculty and staff to employ their mobile devices for valuable new experiences that range from entering dorm rooms to making cafeteria purchases with a simple tap or twist of their phones.
Safety and security must be front of mind for university and college administrators. Protecting the wellbeing of students, staff, faculty, and guests is not only simply the right thing to do, but it also reduces risk and exposure for the institution itself.
Keeping K-12 schools safe is a challenging business. School administrators and security personnel face the task of weighing real and perceived threats, and finding effective and cost-efficient ways to address them while maintaining a non-threatening environment.
Schools in Michigan to increase school security with nearly $350,000 in Michigan State Police grant funds