Facility Security


Teenagers, Parent Enter Classroom to Assault Student, Say Authorities

Authorities say that six students and one mother entered a Greensboro, N.C., high school on Tuesday, May 25, to target and beat up a 14-year-old student. The mother faces charges of first-degree trespassing and inciting a riot.

Protecting Hospital Visitors

When a Mercedes-Benz SUV plowed into another unsuspecting vehicle and shot through the lobby of the emergency room in Atlanta's Piedmont Hospital’s last June, four people were injured and one died.



Preparing Your Campus

Creating a safe and secure learning environment has always been a top priority for campus security professionals and administrators, but it becomes more and more complex with the constantly changing landscape.

The Classroom Advantage

The Classroom Advantage

The University of Louisiana Monroe has partnered with Trox, an education technology solutions company, to install a state-of-the-art active learning classroom for its College of Pharmacy.

Survey Reveals Top Safety Concerns at K–12, Higher-Ed Institutions

Rave Mobile Safety, a provider of critical communication and collaboration technology solutions, has released the results of its 2021 Crisis Communication and Safety in Education Survey. The survey revealed that COVID-19 and student mental health are the top concerns among the 600+ K–12 and higher education staff nationwide who responded to the poll in late March 2021.

AUCSO to Expand Services Around the Globe

The Association of University Chief Security Officers (AUCSO) has announced plans to expand its reach internationally. The association’s new leadership plan to focus on extending its services and benefits to Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and the Americas

Community College Students Install Emergency Call Boxes

On the campus of John A. Logan College in Carterville, Ill., students installed six emergency call boxes as part of a student-led initiative.

Webinar to Discuss Future-Proofing K–12 Security Plans

Campus Security & Life Safety will host a webinar at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, called “Future-Proofing your K-12 Electronic Security Roadmap: A Guide to Planning with Confidence and Avoiding a Train Wreck.”

Kansas gun safety education program

Kansas Senate Passes Firearms Safety Education Bill

The Kansas Senate recently passed a bill that would promote firearm education and safety training among K-12 students in the state. The bill would require the Kansas State Board of Education to develop a curriculum for a gun safety education program. Individual districts and school boards would have the choice to adopt the program in local schools.

Student Killed After Shooting at Police at Tenn. High School

On Monday, April 12, a student was killed after authorities say he opened fire on police inside Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn.

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