In lieu of the STEM school shooting in Highlands Ranch, Colo., many Colorado schools and officials are trying to figure out the best way to prevent more shootings. On Thursday, the new school safety committee met for the first time, and there was a great deal of conflict.
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is currently using a scan station to create 3-D pictures of properties. They transitioned to using the device in schools and in crime scenes in order to gain a comprehensive picture of the scene.
An active shooter alert was erroneously sent out to Thomas Jefferson University’s East Falls campus Sunday morning while the university was testing its JeffAlert system.
Brockton High School in Brockton, Mass., has installed a gunshot detection system. The system is designed to give administrators and law enforcement a nearly-instant notification of the gunshot and its location.
Rancocas Valley Regional High School has been testing weapon detection software made by former U.S. Navy SEALS in hopes it could reduce the chance of a school shooting incident.
The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the Daviess County Public Schools District to host active shooter response training sessions to about 100 DCPS staff members Tuesday.
Phoenix Academy, a charter school with three campuses, is serving as a beta site for a new video-integrated active shooter detection system.
Law enforcement, emergency responders, school officials and students will take part in an active shooter training exercise at Deering High School in Portland, Maine, on Friday and Saturday.
About 1,000 school administrators and teachers attended this year’s Indiana School Safety Specialists Academy in Indianapolis on Monday, learning how to respond in an emergency and more ways to keep an eye out for their students.
Colleges and universities in the Carolinas are especially affected by the UNC Charlotte shooting that took place April 30, and are taking note of what can be learned from the tragedy.