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North Carolina School System Steps Up Security

North Carolina School System Steps Up Security

Cumberland County Schools has initiated a number of security measures in the last few years, according to Bruce Morrison, the school system’s director of safety and security.

Pennsylvania District Uses Grant Funds to Expand Safety Measures

Pennsylvania District Uses Grant Funds to Expand Safety Measures

The Philipsburg-Osceola School District plans to use $97,008 in school safety grants to expand safety measures.



Oklahoma School Installs Classroom Shelters for Storms, Emergencies

Oklahoma School Installs Classroom Shelters for Storms, Emergencies

Osage Hills School in Bartlesville, Okla., has installed shelters in classrooms to protect students and staff during storms and other emergencies.

Schools in Bogota, NJ, Increasing Security Measures for Next Year

Schools in Bogota, NJ, Increasing Security Measures for Next Year

Schools in Bogota, New Jersey, are increasing security measures before the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

Area Colleges, Universities Learn from UNCC Shooting

Area Colleges, Universities Learn from UNCC Shooting

Colleges and universities in the Carolinas are especially affected by the UNC Charlotte shooting that took place April 30, and are taking note of what can be learned from the tragedy.

Jewish Day Schools in Pennsylvania Seek Inclusion in School Security Grant Program

Jewish Day Schools in Pennsylvania Seek Inclusion in School Security Grant Program

Students and staff members at Jewish day schools are asking Pennsylvania lawmakers for help paying for security and safety measures among a recent increase in attacks against the Jewish community.

Bank OZK Arena Enhances Security Ahead of Hosting Graduations

Bank OZK Arena Enhances Security Ahead of Hosting Graduations

Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs, Ark., has boosted its security as it prepares to host eight graduation ceremonies in the next few weeks.

1 Student Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Colorado STEM School Highlands Ranch

1 Student Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Colorado STEM School Highlands Ranch

One student is dead and eight others were injured after a shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colo., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. Two suspects are in custody.

Mosque Targeted in Christchurch Attacks to Install Cameras with Gun Detection AI

Mosque Targeted in Christchurch Attacks to Install Cameras with Gun Detection AI

The Al Noor Masjid, one of the mosques targeted in the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings on March 15, is installing security cameras that use artificial intelligence to detect whether someone is armed.

Claflin University Steps Up Security with New Cameras, Emergency Call Boxes

Claflin University Steps Up Security with New Cameras, Emergency Call Boxes

Claflin University has stepped up its security by installing new cameras and emergency call boxes across campus.

UNC Charlotte to Launch External Review Following Fatal Shooting

UNC Charlotte to Launch External Review Following Fatal Shooting

University of North Carolina, Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois announced Thursday plans for an external review of the emergency response following the on-campus shooting that left two students dead and four injured.

Colorado District to Bolster Entrance Security with Almost $335K in Grants

Colorado District to Bolster Entrance Security with Almost $335K in Grants

The Woodland Park School District plans to use $334,910 in grant funding to implement school security improvements this summer.

Johns Hopkins University Launches Center for Safe and Healthy Schools

Johns Hopkins University Launches Center for Safe and Healthy Schools

Johns Hopkins University announced Monday the launch of the Center for Safe and Healthy Schools, a new center that will bring together experts to tackle difficult issues related to safety and health for schools and campuses.

Maryland Schools to Test New Mobile Devices that Scan for Weapons, Trespassers

Maryland Schools to Test New Mobile Devices that Scan for Weapons, Trespassers

St. Mary’s Public Schools’ safety and security office will soon begin testing a mobile scanning kit that uses radio waves to detect weapons and has facial recognition capabilities.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office Offers Active Shooter Training for Religious Institutions

Lee County Sheriff's Office Offers Active Shooter Training for Religious Institutions

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Florida offers houses of worship active shooter training, security surveys of their campus buildings and deputy details.

Security for Ramadan Increased in Response to Recent Attacks on Religious Institutions

Security for Ramadan Increased in Response to Recent Attacks on Religious Institutions

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed State Police to increase their presence near houses of worship across the state as Muslims prepare for the holy month of Ramadan.

Colorado Springs District to Use $650,000 State Grant to Increase Elementary School Security

Colorado Springs District to Use $650,000 State Grant to Increase Elementary School Security

District 11 in Colorado Springs plans to use almost $650,000 in state grants to increase security at three of its elementary schools.

New Jersey District Installing Silent Panic Alarms in Schools

New Jersey District Installing Silent Panic Alarms in Schools

The School District of the Chathams will be implementing silent panic alarms in all schools by September, as mandated by New Jersey State law.

Florida District Proposes “Single Earbud” Safety Policy to Keep Students Alert

Florida District Proposes “Single Earbud” Safety Policy to Keep Students Alert

Volusia County school district leaders are considering adding new policies to increase safety on campus next year.

Idaho Police, District Discuss Changes to School Safety Since Columbine

Idaho Police, District Discuss Changes to School Safety Since Columbine

School safety procedures and emergency response tactics have changed in the 20 years since the Columbine High School Massacre.

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

The suspected shooter was taken into custody within minutes of the shooting.

New York District Strengthens Visitor Entry Policy

New York District Strengthens Visitor Entry Policy

Lynbrook public schools are strengthening their security with a new visitor entrance policy.

Illinois District Adds Second SRO

Illinois District Adds Second SRO

Robinson School Corporation is adding a second school resource officer to patrol its schools.

Quakertown School District Committee Issues Security Recommendations

Quakertown School District Committee Issues Security Recommendations

A committee consisting of almost two dozen Quakertown residents has issued recommendations for increasing security at Quakertown Community School District campuses.

Sacramento Synagogues Increase Security after Recent Shooting

Sacramento Synagogues Increase Security after Recent Shooting

Security has been heightened at synagogues in Sacramento following the shooting at a San Diego synagogue Saturday, which left one dead and three injured.

Illinois District Upgrading and Expanding Security Camera System

Illinois District Upgrading and Expanding Security Camera System

As part of security and safety upgrades to its schools, the Macomb School District is updating and expanding its video surveillance system.

Ohio District Adds Drug-Sniffing Dog to Patrol Schools

Ohio District Adds Drug-Sniffing Dog to Patrol Schools

Lebanon City Schools and local law enforcement have collaborated to acquire a drug-sniffing police dog to patrol schools.

Almost 300 People Quarantined at UCLA and Cal State L.A. Due to Measles

Almost 300 People Quarantined at UCLA and Cal State L.A. Due to Measles Exposure

Almost 300 students, staff and faculty at two California universities have been placed under quarantine due to concerns that they may have been exposed to measles, according to Los Angeles County Health officials.

Illinois District Receives State Grant to Improve Sidewalk Safety

Illinois District Receives State Grant to Improve Sidewalk Safety

The West Prairie school district in Colchester, Ill., has received a grant through the Safe Routes for School Program to improve the sidewalks students use to walk to school.

Public Schools in Cabell County Now Stocked with Stop the Bleed Kits

Public Schools in Cabell County Now Stocked with Stop the Bleed Kits

Every public school in Cabell County, West Virginia, is now stocked with a “Stop the Bleed” kit, full of supplies designed to help quickly stop blood loss in an emergency.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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