Police in Montgomery County say a major factor in rising numbers of campus burglaries and other incidents is the amount of idle teens not attending school due to the coronavirus crisis.
Lawmakers have not made any final decisions, but state education officials say that because funds have not been disbursed to schools yet, the safety funding could be axed.
Marshall County High School, the site of a shooting that killed two students in 2018, has since received hundreds of thousands in grants for security systems and mental health therapists.
In the Spring of 2016, Oakwood University Church security personnel conducted a comprehensive security assessment of the campus and submitted its recommendations to the church’s senior pastor, Dr. Carlton Byrd.
Many campuses, corporations and retirement homes competitively differentiate their offerings around service and safety.
As we embark on a new decade, it’s important to assess the changing landscape in the life safety and access control industry.
Although the state budget is slim in funding allocations, the approved one-year budget would give districts millions in funds for facilities upgrades and mental health counselors.
Deadlines for the school security improvement funding are fast approaching, with districts needing to submit materials by mid to late April.
Ransomware attacks tend to spike in spring and summer months, creating a “near-perfect storm” for hackers to disrupt patient care.
Education officials say they are confused by competing guidance coming from the CDC and The White House, some of which states that temporary school closures will do little to contain the spread of COVID-19.