Guilford County Schools officials are reevaluating safety and security at campuses in Greensboro, N.C., after an incident last week in which an armed man walked into the Smith High School cafeteria and demanded that employees bring him two people on his hit list.
The campus security market is expected to grow due to the increasing threats schools face.
“An off-duty police officer in uniform,” Fr. Steve DeLeon said. "It's sad. It’s supposed to be a place of worship where everybody should feel safe, but I think we are living in different times."
A magazine filled with live ammunition prompted a lockdown at a Colorado Springs high school.
“We are increasing the number of public safety patrols around campus, all of campus, but in particular, the residence halls,” college official Michael Graca said.
In emergency situations, seconds count, so knowing how to immediately identify and respond effectively to any level of emergency is critical.
Planning for everything that could possibly go wrong is second nature for members of the University of Calgary’s Risk portfolio, who are constantly tracking the worst-case scenario and developing strategies to prevent it.
Lovejoy ISD finds perfect partnership to increase safety and security of students.
According to ISU Department of Public Safety head Michael R. Newton, the campus has responded by increasing opportunities for safety-related training and education, as well as expanding the hours that “safe rides” – free rides from public safety escorts – are offered.
The university released a statement Sunday saying that the Rock was painted "to communicate hate," and that the messages, "which are hurtful and threatening to many members of our community, do not represent our Volunteer values."