“Nothing is more sacred to us than the safety of our students and staff,” Superintendent of Schools Danny A. Robertozzi said.
Many Maine campuses are adding school resource officers in addition to their other security measures. According to data collected by University of Southern Maine research analyst Danielle Layton, Maine had at least 82 school resource officers as of this fall.
Taunton plans to spend the funds on new software to allow police officers to access surveillance cameras inside campus buildings.
An undergraduate CWRU student was shot near the campus on Saturday at about 8 p.m. The victim remained in stable condition as of Sunday evening, according to university officials.
Extra public safety officers have been assigned to patrol on campus, and Muhlenberg Township police have supplied additional patrol cars and officers to patrol during the evening, night and early morning.
The University of Utah announced Friday two investigations into its safety and police procedures following the murder of a student on campus in October.
Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, is increasing its safety and security protocols by increasing law enforcement presence on campus after the third robbery near campus in the past month.
The Niagara Falls Hospital is condensing points of entry and investing in visitor management.
One of the district’s first priorities is to implement a brand-new visitor screening process in the spring.
Galloway Township Public Schools was hit by a cyber attack last month that included teacher credentials and fraudulent wire transfers.
A lawsuit filed this week claims that a lack of sufficient security measures during 2016 homecoming activities on the Morehouse College campus led to injuries and medical bills for some attendees.
During “Stop the Bleed” training, participants learn to dress fake gashes and bullet wounds, as well as use tourniquets. The goal is to be able to stop bleeding and begin to take care of significant wounds in an emergency before paramedics arrive on the scene.
These new safety and security measures come in light of an increase in violence against nurses and health care workers on the job. This year, Penn State Health has seen two violent incidents.
“The Competitive School Safety Grant Program will provide the resources needed by many schools throughout our state to ensure students have a safe learning environment,” said MSP Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue.
Arnold High School is sheltering displaced families following area hurricanes.
McCrum will join Rotterdam Police Officer Mike Rumbaugh, the district’s school resource officer, as the district’s armed security.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina are reviewing their campus security measures throughout the district in light of a shooting at Butler High School in which one student was fatally shot by allegedly another student in a crowded hallway.
The proposed bill focuses on the addition of locks to the inside and outside of every door in every campus building throughout the state.
Following an attack on campus, University of Nevada at Las Vegas are issuing tips on campus security.
Duke University has over 1,300 security cameras on campus, including in areas of egress around residence halls.
Selecting the right facial recognition software is an important first step in developing an effective campus security system.
The Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas is defending against another violent threat.
Synagogues across the country are reexamining and boosting their security procedures following a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue during Shabbat services Saturday morning.
Because classes had not yet begun, the hallways were still crowded with people. The campus immediately went into lockdown and remained in lockdown for about two hours, according to the police.
Students at Springboro High School in Springboro, Ohio, were sent home Thursday morning as police combed the building in response to an after-hours entry by a student.
A gunman entered a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worship attendees and wounding six other people, including four police officers, before he was taken into custody
Following an on-campus shooting involving two non-students, Grambling State University in Louisiana has made changes to its security and safety policies.