Mass Notification


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.

Creating Efficient Emergency Communication on Campus

Emergency preparedness is a topic that should not be taken lightly. Whether the facility you manage is a school, manufacturing plant, church, or entertainment venue; having an up-to-date detailed action plan and effective equipment in place is the key to limiting damage and saving lives.

San Juan County Schools Adopt Panic Button App

San Juan County Schools Adopt Panic Button App

The Rave Panic Button will be installed at the Aztec and Bloomfield high school campuses, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Thursday.

Florida Private School Adds Emergency Alert System

Florida Private School Adds Emergency Alert System

The system, which costs about $35,000, includes flashing alarms, emergency push button boxes and alert push button pendants.

Virginia School District Implements Mass Notification Tech

IN FORCE911 is a desktop and mobile app that allows faculty and staff at schools to launch an emergency alert in as few as 12 seconds. The alert is sent directly to dispatch, police and even officer cellphones, giving critical information about the crisis event, including the location on campus from which the alert originated.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2019

    September/October 2019

    Featuring:

    • Security Technology is a Top Priority
    • HERO Unit Provides School Security
    • Confront Active Shooters
    • Run, Hide, and Let Law Enforcement Fight

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