Active Shooter


Arkansas District Adds Safe Rooms for Classroom Safety

Arkansas District Adds Safe Rooms for Classroom Safety

The cubes have been designed and tested to withstand the force of tornadoes with wind speeds of 261-318 mph. Quitman officials maximized the protection the cubes could offer by adding Ballistic Level III military-grade steel, which can resist rounds from semi-automatic weapons.

Mississippi Lawmaker Sponsors Bill Requiring Active Shooter Drills

Mississippi Lawmaker Sponsors Bill Requiring Active Shooter Drills

At least “one emergency law enforcement drill per semester” would have to be conducted to address emergencies like active shooter situations, according to the bill. The bill would also require students to be present when the drills were conducted.

Data Shows 2018 Worst Year on Record for Gun Violence in Schools

Data Shows 2018 Worst Year on Record for Gun Violence in Schools

According to data from the US Naval Postgraduate School’s K-12 school shooting database, there were 94 incidents of gun violence in schools this year.

Wisconsin School District Reviews Active Shooter Drills

Wisconsin School District Reviews Active Shooter Drills

"The intention isn't to create a simulation so real that it traumatizes the students, but rather to empower them to understand that in a crisis that they have choices that they can make,” Leigh said.

Suspect Dead, No Other Injuries Reported in Shooting at Indiana Middle School

Suspect Dead, No Other Injuries Reported in Shooting at Indiana Middle School

The suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and no other students were hurt, according to Indiana State Police. Law enforcement arrived on the scene quickly because they had received a tip about a possible threat before the shooting.

Orlando-Area School

Orlando-Area School's Active Shooter Drill Sparks Chaos

Parents and students have criticized an Orlando-area school following a "Code Red" drill that created unnecessary chaos.

New Gun Violence PSA Takes on POV of School Shooter

New Gun Violence PSA Takes on POV of School Shooter

“Point of View” takes place during a regular high school day, showing the events through the eyes of a school shooter. The shooter is silent, ignored and bullied by turns before finally bursting into a school auditorium with a gun and yelling “Look at me!” while his peers recoil in fear.



Understanding Attack Resistant Doors Within Education Environments

Since 2013, there have been more than 300 education-campus related gunfire incidents in the U.S.—an average of about one per week. With an increase in hostile events, gunfire incidents and other security breaches have prompted parents and administrators to examine and improve campus security.

University Hands Out Hockey Pucks as Part of Emergency Preparedness Plan

University Hands Out Hockey Pucks as Part of Emergency Preparedness Plan

"They have enough mass to cause injury, small enough to be thrown, (are) portable and they're not considered a weapon," Oakland University Police Chief Mark Gordon told CNN.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019

    Featuring:

    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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