Facility Security


Florida Senate Looks to Revise Its Controversial School Guardian Law

Florida Senate Looks to Revise Its Controversial School Guardian Law

The potential revision was prompted by Palm Beach County schools using a private security firm to train its school guardians instead of the sheriff’s office.

Texas vs LSU Game Reveals Security Issues at Stadium

Texas vs LSU Game Reveals Security Issues at Stadium

One of the biggest college games that occurred at UT in the last decade, revealed the university may not be prepared to handle large crowds of students.



Alabama High School Heightens Security Following Shooting at Football Game

Alabama High School Heightens Security Following Shooting at Football Game

Several new safety measures such as metal detectors, a clear plastic bag policy and strict entry and exit rules have now been put in place.

Kentucky School District Wants to Increase Tax Rate to Pay for State-Mandated Safety Improvements

Kentucky School District Wants to Increase Tax Rate to Pay for State-Mandated Safety Improvements

Kentucky law now requires schools to have certain safety measures in place such as cameras and electric locks. However, the state is not fully funding this initiative causing some school districts to consider raising taxes.

New Express Lanes in Georgia Could Cost Fulton Schools

New Express Lanes in Georgia Could Cost Fulton Schools' Taxpayers $10 Million for Safety

Fulton County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney said the express lanes will increase noise and make schools more susceptible to a shooting. He is estimating that if the plans progress, it will cost taxpayers as much as $10 million to keep students safe.

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Bullet-Resistant Doors Installed in New York Area Classrooms

At $2,500 per door, the 150-pound, bullet-resistant doors can prevent any threat from the outside from entering the classroom.

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Texas Governor Releases Report Detailing Progress on Implementing State School Safety Action Plan

For the last two years, Texas officials have worked together to come up with ways to improve school safety. Legislators made upgrades to the state’s school safety framework and provided funding to ensure all school safety requirements can be effectively implemented.

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Michigan School Undergoes Redesign To Reduce Impact of Mass Shooter

Fruitport High School is spending $48 million to add curved hallways, hiding areas and classroom doors that can be locked remotely as part of its efforts to make students and staff safer.

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Cal State Fullerton Increases Security Measures After Stabbing Death of Former Administrator

As students moved on campus this week, university police increased the number of officers on patrol and canceled a week of planned promotional events.

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Florida Lawmaker Introduces “Alyssa’s Law” To Require Panic Alarms in Public Schools

The bill, a version of which was already signed into law in New Jersey, would require Florida public schools to install silent panic alarms in each building.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2019

    September/October 2019

    Featuring:

    • Security Technology is a Top Priority
    • HERO Unit Provides School Security
    • Confront Active Shooters
    • Run, Hide, and Let Law Enforcement Fight

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