Following the murder of 21-year-old student Lauren McCluskey, a task force convened to issue several recommendations to improve student, staff and faculty safety.
After being granted $40 million in school safety funding, school districts used their money in a variety of ways, ranging from video surveillance to yoga training.
Gwinnett, Forsyth, Cherokee, Fayette and Marietta counties all used the $70 million that Gov. Brian Kemp allocated for school safety and security improvements for different measures.
Whether it’s called a command center, dispatch control, security monitoring room or security operations center (SOC), each campus needs a dedicated space where security officials and dispatchers can convene in an effort to effectively respond to incidents as they arise.
When considering the challenges of healthcare security, many of us first think about vast hospital campuses that encompass entire city blocks and experience high volumes of visitors each and every day.
BYU takes its responsibility to provide a secure environment for students, staff and visitors very seriously and is particularly conscientious about maintaining order on its vast campus while still remaining unobtrusive.
The Department of Education will be working together with Homeland Security to ensure that all Tennessee school are up to safety standards, and can hopefully stop threats at the doors of schools.
After Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s Arkansas School Safety Commission made 30 recommendations, districts have been working to make the necessary adjustments. Therefore, school safety is becoming a permanent line in the state budget.
The Resident Doctors Association led a strike this week after a medical student was allegedly assaulted by a patient’s attendant. The Delhi government quickly agreed to increase security in the hospitals through CCTV cameras, marshals, alarm systems, councilors and social workers.
Geologists at the Washington Geological Survey inspected the seismic vulnerability of 222 schools and found that approximately 70 percent of the state’s schools are located in zones of high seismic risk.