Schools push back on polling site designations due to security concerns
Texas school district implements video intercom system for better access control.
The Campus Security & Life Safety team is taking its one-day Summit to Phoenix, Ariz.
Beginning Wednesday, security officers were stationed at all entrances to help guide visitors to the appropriate areas. Security at the facility is also limiting entrance to the hospital to three locations and the Emergency Department.
A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.
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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