Mass Notification


Proposed Oklahoma Bill Would Create Panic Button Alert System for Schools

Proposed Oklahoma Bill Would Create Panic Button Alert System for Schools

If passed, Senate Bill 267 would create a panic button alert system for Oklahoma schools.

Georgia District Launches ID Card, Crisis Alert Systems

Georgia District Launches ID Card, Crisis Alert Systems

Schools in Douglas County are introducing an access card system and crisis alert system to improve safety on their campuses.



Massachusetts District to Use App to Communicate with Law Enforcement

Massachusetts District to Use App to Communicate with Law Enforcement

Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School officials recently announced plans to implement an app for communication with law enforcement.

Ohio District Administrators Communicate with Radio System

Ohio District Administrators Communicate with Radio System

Centerville City schools have implemented a new radio system that will let them communicate more easily with each other and with local law enforcement.

Ohio School Built with Emergency Alert System in Place

Ohio School Built with Emergency Alert System in Place

A new K-12 school being built in Northridge, Ohio, will be the first school in the state to feature a special security system for contacting law enforcement in an emergency.

Washington Senate Passes Bill Requiring Law Enforcement to Notify Schools of Potential Threats

Washington Senate Passes Bill Requiring Law Enforcement to Notify Schools of Potential Threats

Senate Bill 5514 requires that all schools, public and private, be notified when the possibility of violence calls for evacuations or lockdowns. Local law enforcement would be required to determine if local schools are threatened and to notify them.

NC School for the Deaf to Implement Nearly $1M in Security Upgrades

The first project will be a security perimeter fence, which will include a gatehouse with controlled access. Other projects include internal security measures and mechanisms based around visually-oriented mass communication.

Colorado District to Use Grants to Install Locks, Mass Notification System

Colorado District to Use Grants to Install Locks, Mass Notification System

Jefferson County Public Schools will use grants from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s School Security Disbursement grant program to replace elementary classroom locks and install a mass notification system.

Minnesota School Tests School Badge Safety System

PHOTO: BADGEMESSENGER

Minnesota School Tests School Badge Safety System

The BadgeMessenger is a school badge that includes four buttons. The buttons on the badge represent the need for help, medical assistance, maintenance or an emergency.

Visitor Management for a Safer and More Efficient School

Visitor Management for a Safer and More Efficient School

Today, school security and the safety of students and staff is one of the most debated topics in our country. Recent tragedies have highlighted the need for us to take a look at current practices and policies in place so that we can prevent losses in the future.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

    Featuring:

    • Jumping Into the IP Campus
    • Security in Healthcare
    • A Proactive Approach to Campus Security
    • Geofences Aren't Just for Marketers

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