Gov. Doug Burgum signed a bill Wednesday allowing North Dakota schools—mostly rural campuses—to develop plans for an “armed first responder.”
The Cranford Police Department and Cranford Public Schools are opening “Police Substations” within the district’s three largest campuses.
The University of Notre Dame announced Thursday that walk-through metal detectors will be used at all gates of Notre Dame Stadium during the 2019 football season.
Mansfield Schools Superintendent Teresa Murphy said Tuesday that district officials have addressed safety and security problems raised by a man who, according to police, entered two schools after hours while stalking a teacher he once dated.
Grand Blanc Community Schools is using part of a grant from the Michigan State Police School Safety Initiative to install more than a thousand barricade locks, one for each classroom door in the district.
Davis School District officials announced Tuesday a new agreement allowing its security cameras to be streamed live to the Davis County Sheriff’s Office in an emergency.
A new bill introduced in the Louisiana House would require classrooms with special education students to have cameras.
The West Platte School District recently installed facial recognition cameras on their campuses to improve safety and security for their students and staff.
Some Hood Elementary School parents are unhappy with the way they were notified after a teacher discovered gunshot damage to the campus’s portable addition on Monday morning.
The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is using a gunshot detection system to increase student safety.
The Campus Accountability and Safety Act would require schools to survey their students, train campus administrators and increase safety on campuses.
Erie School District police officers are now carrying Tasers in addition to guns in schools.
Wyoming Medical Center plans to upgrade its security equipment and protocols following a shooting and lockdown last month.
Prescott School District plans to add additional safety and security measures following last Monday’s on-campus shooting.
Under proposed changes to Wisconsin law, students could be given advance warning about emergency drills.
The Manhasset School District Board of Education is considering revising its campus visitor policy to further protect schools and students.
Kalamazoo Public Schools plans to use a $442,773 grant from the Michigan State Police Office of School Safety to purchase new tools for mass communication.
A newly proposed school safety bill would require Rhode Island schools to form “threat assessment teams” to discuss students who display concerning behavior.
The Lee County School District plans to hire 11 attendants next school year to monitor high school restrooms and curb safety and security problems.
Georgia Tech disclosed Tuesday that 1.3 million people’s personal information may have been exposed in a data breach.
The Seminole County School Board is looking to designate new locations where students can be picked up by parents in case of an emergency.
Williamsburg-James City County schools have approved an additional four new security officer positions in the district for the 2019-2020 school budget, according to district spokeswoman Eileen Cox.
Fayetteville City Schools installed new security measures on its campuses during spring break, including more security cameras and door security systems.
The Michigan State Police (MSP) announced March 27 that more than 200 schools and districts will receive $25 million in state grants from the 2019 Competitive School Safety Grant Program.
Benton Harbor Area Schools is installing new surveillance cameras inside Benton Harbor High School.
An eighth-grade student at Prescott High School in Prescott, Ark., was shot and wounded by another eighth-grade student Monday morning.
NYU Winthrop Hospital will add armed security guards beginning April 15, the hospital’s president announced March 26.
The St. Mary’s County Public Schools board of education approved Wednesday the installation of external door monitoring system.
Keeping students and staff safe while they’re at school is critically important for public, private, and charter school leaders—and controlling who has access to the building is a fundamental element of any school safety plan.
Much like cities, campuses are embracing sophisticated artificial intelligence and datadriven solutions to understand, mitigate and solve security and operational challenges.