Facility Security


Authorities: Texas Teenagers Planned School Shooting

Local news reports that several teenagers arrested in Donna, Texas, have admitted to planning a school shooting.

SMU, Local Police Partner for Active Threat Training

Local news reports that Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, recently partnered with multiple local police departments for active threat situation training.



Police Kill ‘Potential Intruder’ Near Alabama Elementary School

National news reports that a man who tried entering a Gadsden, Ala., elementary school while a summer program was in session was shot and killed by police on Thursday morning.

Felon Wearing Body Armor Triggers Lockdown at N.C. Community College

National news reports that a felon wearing body armor was reported as an active shooter and sent a North Carolina community college into lockdown on Tuesday, June 7.

North Texas Districts Respond to Uvalde Shooting

School districts in North Texas are increasing security after last week’s shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that killed 19 students and two adults.

Integrated Security Solutions Lead to Smarter, Safer Hospitals

Integrated Security Solutions Lead to Smarter, Safer Hospitals

A combative walk-in takes a swing at security staff. A distraught stranger attempts to abduct a newborn. A clueless motorist blocks the ambulance lane. Hospitals face a daily array of security issues.

The Next Evolution of Campus Security

The Next Evolution of Campus Security

Safety and security at one West Virginia school district has officially evolved. Fayette County Schools in Fayetteville, WV, recently received and installed three weapons screenings systems from Evolv Technology during the inaugural round of the company’s GiveEvolv grant program.

Enhanced Environmental Hygiene for K–12 Schools

Enhanced Environmental Hygiene for K–12 Schools

With so many students working together in close quarters, schools can be breeding grounds for infection. But as studies routinely show, simple interventions can substantially reduce absenteeism by providing a healthy, productive learning environment for students, teachers and staff.

Tools Can Improve Space Efficiency and Traffic Flow in Changing Environments

Tools Can Improve Space Efficiency and Traffic Flow in Changing Environments

Road traffic in campus communities has increased significantly over the past few years as more people are driving to campus. At the same time, parking spaces have become more limited or restricted.

University of Kentucky Installs Salient’s CompleteView VMS

The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., recently announced a partnership with Salient Systems to deploy a new video management system, CompleteView VMS. A press release notes that the solution ties together more than 3,000 cameras into a central location to improve video monitoring and situational awareness around campus.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - November / December 2022

    November / December 2022

    Featuring:

    • Access Solutions for Safer Schools
    • Why Practice Makes Perfect
    • Video Surveillance in Healthcare
    • Solving Campus Communication Challenges

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