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District to Hire Retired Officers for School Security

District to Hire Retired Officers for School Security

“Nothing is more sacred to us than the safety of our students and staff,” Superintendent of Schools Danny A. Robertozzi said.

Maine Schools Double Down on Security and Safety

Maine Schools Double Down on Security and Safety

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.



Massachusetts City to Add Surveillance Software to Schools

Massachusetts City to Add Surveillance Software to Schools

Taunton plans to spend the funds on new software to allow police officers to access surveillance cameras inside campus buildings.

Case Western Reserve University to Review Security After Shooting Near Campus

Case Western Reserve University to Review Security After Shooting Near Campus

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.

Albright College Increasing Police Presence After Uptick in On-Campus Crime

Albright College Increasing Police Presence After Uptick in On-Campus Crime

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.

Two Independent Campus Safety Investigations to Evaluate University of Utah

Two Independent Campus Safety Investigations to Evaluate University of Utah

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 Increases Presence of Law Enforcement on Campus

Drake University Increases Presence of Law Enforcement on Campus

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.

Niagara Falls Hospital Looks to Beef Up Security

Niagara Falls Hospital Looks to Beef Up Security

The Niagara Falls Hospital is condensing points of entry and investing in visitor management.

Missouri School District Gets $4.3 Million to Upgrade School Security

Missouri School District Gets $4.3 Million to Upgrade School Security

One of the district’s first priorities is to implement a brand-new visitor screening process in the spring.

New Jersey District Cybersecurity Incident Affects 800 Employees

New Jersey District Cybersecurity Incident Affects 800 Employees

Galloway Township Public Schools was hit by a cyber attack last month that included teacher credentials and fraudulent wire transfers.

Lawsuit Alleges Insufficient Security at 2016 Georgia College Homecoming

Lawsuit Alleges Insufficient Security at 2016 Georgia College Homecoming

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.

Broward Teachers Train to “Stop the Bleed”

Broward Teachers Train to “Stop the Bleed”

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.

Penn State Medical Center to Arm Security Guards

Penn State Medical Center to Arm Security Guards

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.

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Security Grants

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Security Grants

“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.

School-Turned-Shelter Following Hurricanes Patrolled by National Guard, Security Officers

School-Turned-Shelter Following Hurricanes Patrolled by National Guard, Security Officers

Arnold High School is sheltering displaced families following area hurricanes.

School Board Arms Head of Security

School Board Arms Head of Security

McCrum will join Rotterdam Police Officer Mike Rumbaugh, the district’s school resource officer, as the district’s armed security.

CMS Reviews School Security Following Butler High Shooting

CMS Reviews School Security Following Butler High Shooting

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.

Bill Would Add Locks Inside New York Schools

Bill Would Add Locks Inside New York Schools

The proposed bill focuses on the addition of locks to the inside and outside of every door in every campus building throughout the state.

UNLV Issues Tips for Staying Safe on Campus

UNLV Issues Tips for Staying Safe on Campus

Following an attack on campus, University of Nevada at Las Vegas are issuing tips on campus security.

Duke University has Security Cameras at Entrance of All Residence Halls

Duke University has Security Cameras at Entrance of All Residence Halls

Duke University has over 1,300 security cameras on campus, including in areas of egress around residence halls.

Privacy by Design: Best Practices for Using Facial Recognition to Support Safer K-12 Campuses

Privacy by Design: Best Practices for Using Facial Recognition to Support Safer K-12 Campuses

Selecting the right facial recognition software is an important first step in developing an effective campus security system.

Kansas City Area Jewish Community Campus Installs New Security System

Kansas City Area Jewish Community Campus Installs New Security System

The Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas is defending against another violent threat.

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues across the country are reexamining and boosting their security procedures following a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue during Shabbat services Saturday morning.

Student Fatally Shot in Hallway at NC High School

Student Fatally Shot in Hallway at NC High School

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.

School Rethinking Security After Student Enters Campus After Hours

School Rethinking Security After Student Enters Campus After Hours

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.

11 Dead, 6 Wounded in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

11 Dead, 6 Wounded in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

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

Grambling State Makes Security Upgrades

Grambling State Makes Security Upgrades

Following an on-campus shooting involving two non-students, Grambling State University in Louisiana has made changes to its security and safety policies.

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