After receiving approval from the district’s school board last summer, Lufkin High has become the first East Texas school to install keyless entry fingerprint scanners at campus entry points.
For Anderson Community Schools in Anderson, Indiana, campus security begins at the door, as the district’s campus safety plan focuses on access control.
Guntersville High looks for ways to limit access to classrooms.
The biggest trend in video surveillance and indeed the security industry as a whole over the past several years has been the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and the revolutionary promise it holds for the market.
For reasons both good and bad, we are living with a heightened security awareness that has changed how educational organizations equip and operate their campuses.
Johnson Controls has entered into a technology integration and strategic reseller partnership with Everbridge, leader in critical event management and enterprise safety applications. The collaboration will provide organizations with a Critical Event Management (CEM) platform to rapidly notify stakeholders in active shooter situations with event details and instructions to help manage the overall response to the threat.
StoneLock announced at Global Security Exchange (GSX) the introduction of the StoneLock GO edge reader, the latest innovation in StoneLock facial recognition for enterprise physical access, and the next generation of the StoneLock True Frictionless Solution.
New safety and security coordinator Joe Kozarian said he is currently assessing district safety and that improving access control on campuses is a priority. He stressed the importance of building up “layers."
In March, Rancho Santa Fe School District limited access to entrance points on campus and formed a Safety Advisory Committee of parents, teachers, classified staff, administrators, board member Sarah Neal, and RSF Community Center Director Linda Durket.
Schools push back on polling site designations due to security concerns