COVID-19 is no surprise to anyone. It seems it has taken up residence in every location, schools and campuses are no exception. In fact, within the confines of a campus there is the greatest concern. Our future is at risk with children staring down the pandemic.
Granted, a picture may be worth a thousand words, but there are times it is vital also to hear what’s happening to best assess a situation or provide needed information. Law enforcement and security professionals routinely rely on audio technology to help keep people safe during an emergency.
There is a movement underway in healthcare services to utilize technology that acts as a force-multiplier in patient care. The movement is called remote patient monitoring, and it involves the use of IP network-based video surveillance technology.
If you want to see many of the latest security technologies in use, visit a large college or university campus. Campus security officials face many of the same problems as a city police department — only in a more compact setting.
I wonder if students have the capability to learn meaningful lessons while COVID is working its way across the nation. From my personal experience, yes, students can participate in class just fine.
Adaptive screening solutions help improve security posture for universities nationwide
The Phoenix, AZ, Union High School District (PUHSD) is deciding how to spend more than a million dollars of its budget that would have gone to school resource officers.
By the numbers, mass shootings on school grounds represent less than 1 percent of overall school violence incidents.
Many years ago, as a college student, my opinion of campus police was entirely negative: campus cops were not real cops; they were the wannabes who couldn’t cut it in municipal agencies.
- By Lt. John M. Weinstein, PhD
With states across the country looking to alternative hospital facilities or pop-up hospitals, college dormitories are among the alternatives being considered.