Access Control


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.

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools plan to use funds from a Michigan State Police school safety grant on equipment including bollards, shatter-resistant film and access control.

Wyoming School Board Approves Funding for Access Control Upgrades

Wyoming School Board Approves Funding for Access Control Upgrades

The Teton County School District No. 1 board of trustees approved funding April 10 to purchase better locks for school buildings.

Sacramento State Installs Locks on Classroom Doors

Sacramento State Installs Locks on Classroom Doors

As part of its effort to increase safety on campus, Sacramento State University is installing new locks on its classroom doors and implementing access control measures.

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