It happened at 11:46 a.m. on a Friday, just three weeks before the Parkland shooting. A southeastern university issued a campus-wide emergency notification advising a gunman was on or near campus, and that individuals should seek protective shelter immediately.
- By Gus Porter, MPH, CPH, Jeff Karpovich, MA, CPP, CHPA
A male student was taken into custody on Friday morning after a shooting spree at Santa Fe High School in southeast Texas
Dixon High School's School Resource Officer has been called a hero after interrupting a student who fired several shots in the school.
Campus security has always and will continue to be one of the most important verticals in the security industry. While many K-12, higher education, medical and worship campuses have boosted their policies, protocols and physical security as a result of tragic incidents on campuses across the country, the fact of the matter is: campus security is always evolving.
I don’t have any kids of my own, but I do have twin sisters that are 17 years old. The school shootings that have plagued campuses across the country have become a topic of regular conversation for me and my sisters.
In light of the recent tragedies on campuses, many government officials and organizations have been calling for increased security on educational campuses. Perhaps one of the most controversial security measures to surface is the idea of arming teachers on campuses.
- By Patrick V. Fiel Sr., Sydny Shepard
Training for an active shooter situation can be the difference between a brief disturbance on campus and a mass shooting.
Police in southern Maryland are responding to a call at Great Mills High School were several people have been injured in a shooting.
A teacher accidentally discharged a firearm while teaching a public safety class at a Northern California school on Tuesday, according to police.
One student was killed and a second was injured Wednesday afternoon in what was called an accidental shooting at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama, authorities said.