Facility Security


Group of Concerned Florida Moms Install Window Coverings in Classrooms

Group of Concerned Florida Moms Install Window Coverings in Classrooms

Coalition for School Safety, a nonprofit in Florida, is working toward adding more security measures at schools in Hillsborough County.

Meeting Today’s School Safety Challenges

Meeting Today’s School Safety Challenges

Sustaining a safe environment for students and staff is—or at least should be—a key priority for all school districts. However, without a comprehensive plan in place, this can be a challenging endeavor.



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South Carolina Education Department to Fund Over 200 School Resource Officers Across State

The state superintendent says that the $11 million in funding will push South Carolina closer to its goal of having a school resource officer in every school.

Parkland Shooting Survivor, Parent to Testify at House Hearing on School Security

Parkland Shooting Survivor, Parent to Testify at House Hearing on School Security

The hearing is set for Thursday, a day after lawmakers and advocates gathered on Capitol Hill for a rally to fight gun violence.

Two South Carolina School Districts Implement New Safety Measures

Two South Carolina School Districts Implement New Safety Measures

Two school districts are enhancing its safety and security measures to prevent shootings and other threats.

Security Company Leaves University Abruptly After Allegedly Being Owed Thousands

Security Company Leaves University Abruptly After Allegedly Being Owed Thousands

Champion National Security says the university owes them more than $190,000. Despite efforts to try and set up a payment plan, the company said communication went cold with SAU.

Superintendent in Michigan Considers Arming School Staff Due to Long Response Times

Superintendent in Michigan Considers Arming School Staff Due to Long Response Times

A superintendent is not satisfied with the amount of time it would take the sheriff's office to reach the town's only campus. In his response, he wants to arm teachers.

Repurposed Fire Hoses Used to Enhance School Safety

Repurposed Fire Hoses Used to Enhance School Safety

Firefighters are repurposing their outdated fire hoses, which normally would be recycled, into something that can be used to prevent intruders from entering classrooms.

School Safety Dog Now a Part of Ohio District

School Safety Dog Now a Part of Ohio District's Security Plans

An Ohio school district will use a trained dog to help them detect weapons and other threats. The district is serving as a pilot for the area and the state.

New Alabama Law Allows the Hiring of Retired Officers to Police Schools

New Alabama Law Allows the Hiring of Retired Officers to Police Schools

The law states police departments in Alabama can choose to hire retired police officers versus school resource officers to police the schools.

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