According to Kilgore College Police Chief Heath Cariker, the mandatory reporting under the Clery Act helps officers figure out “where we need to use our resources.”
“That’s the message in this video,” said Becky Garcia, ASU Police crime prevention officer. “The messaging is not to scare people but to share the options, so that way we can all have the mindset and know the options, and have that survival mindset no matter where we are.”
Campuses in Orchard Park will be getting upgrades to safety and security that include increased security at all six main entrances at Orchard Park Schools.
Schools are able to issue trespass warnings to anyone who makes a disturbance or is believed to be dangerous to the safety and health of students. If a person trespasses and returns, law enforcement may arrest them.
"It is possible that schools scored the lowest in these particular domains because they include measures that require the greatest fiscal resources to implement," said the report, “Safety First: A Review of Security and Preparedness in Tennessee Schools.”
Before adding the new cameras, there were only four cameras monitoring the district’s schools.
Since October, CISD has offered the Anonymous Alerts app for students and parents to anonymously report urgent information to campus administrators.
The university released a statement Sunday saying that the Rock was painted "to communicate hate," and that the messages, "which are hurtful and threatening to many members of our community, do not represent our Volunteer values."
“Kids were actually telling me that they didn’t feel safe at school,” said John Anzalone, principal of Sierra Vista High School. “That’s actually heartbreaking for an educator.”
Surveillance footage shows suspects climbing over the fence by the Recycling Center, but no one has been identified, Rudy said.
The Allentown School District said its new elementary school campus will be secure from visitors, despite plans for the building to include community space open to the public.
In June, School Department Business Administrator Steve Bartlett said that the district wanted the grant money for security cameras, keyless access and a secure entryway for the New Franklin School.
"Every exterior door will have electronic sensors, which will alert principals and staff in real time, letting them know when a door gets opened, or has been left ajar," Blaszkowski said.
The campus was placed on lockdown and students were kept away from the area, according to Peach. It is possible that students might have heard the gunshot, she said, but no students are believed to have witnessed what happened.
Arkansas police and fire departments communicate through a statewide emergency radio system, and the city of Rogers is allowing its school district a designated line of its own to local police and fire.
The bus fleet’s current camera system requires video download and doesn’t provide high-definition images, making it difficult to see and hear activity inside and outside of the buses, according to Kelley Kitchen, director of finance for GCS.
The shooting took place at about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday near the campus. Lamar High was placed on lockdown as a precaution, and nearby St. John’s School was also placed on lockout.
Once the new video surveillance system is installed on campuses across the city, police officers will be able to remotely monitor cameras in real-time from their patrol cars.
The safety committee’s plan involves hiring 16 police officers to help patrol at elementary school campuses. There are already police officers in place at each of the district’s middle and high school campuses.
The $500,000 grant is funded via the STOP School Violence Act. The grant money will go toward programs to teach students, teachers and administrators how to identify and help students exhibiting warning signs of violence toward themselves or others.
The money will be used to employ more school resource officers, safety staff and mental health counseling.
Federal grants will help improve the security of Massachusetts campuses.
In an effort for a more proactive campus security approach, the University of Tennessee is meeting students where they are with a new campus safety app.
The $500 million bond measure, the Secure Our Children’s Future Act, also includes funding for county colleges and improving water systems in K-12 schools.
Each of the new call stations is easily accessible by patrol car, allowing police officers quick access to help those who make the calls. The phones in the new call stations will connect with police dispatch via the internet.
The focus on security for Jewish institutions has increased in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October, which left 11 people dead and seven injured.
“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.