Gardner, Mass., officials and security consultants are discussing the security plans for a proposed new elementary school as the city works through the approval process with the Massachusetts School Building Authority.
Missouri State University has rebranded its campus safety division and is making changes to improve security.
Gregory-Portland Independent School District officials said a high school student was arrested last week after reports of a pepper spray release inside a classroom.
A new Arkansas law aims to help school districts by notifying them of the criminal records of students transferring into their schools.
The volunteer committee working on finding ways to improve safety at Iowa City schools recommends adding a police presence to secondary schools and increasing resources for mental health services.
Teachers in the Imbler School District are now able to send detailed emergency alert messages about on-campus crises via a smartphone app.
The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office has placed two more school resource officers in Hardin County Schools, bringing the district’s total school resource officers to eight.
A project by Ohio University to add more than 400 security cameras to the residence halls on its Athens campus is nearing completion.
Gaylord Community Schools in Michigan plans to use funds awarded by the state’s Competitive School Safety Grant Program to bolster entrance security at three district buildings.
The Hilo Medical Center is increasing emergency room security following a March 20 incident in which a patient allegedly stabbed three health care workers and punched another.
Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation is creating its own police department, which will supplement the school resource officers already in place.
Durango School District 9-R has received a $1.1 million grant from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security to boost school security and safety.
Coppell Independent School District has implemented multiple new safety and security measures recently, and is encouraging parents to take advantage of resources to get them involved.
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University has set a new campus-wide curfew after a fight on campus.
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Marion City Schools plans to spend just over $626,000 to upgrade video surveillance cameras in all eight of its buildings after a 2018 audit found that a majority of its current cameras were outdated.
Spring Lake Public Schools plan to use funds from a Michigan State Police school safety grant on equipment including bollards, shatter-resistant film and access control.
A new Kansas law will reduce the number of safety drills required in public and private schools from 16 to nine; four for fire, two for tornadoes and three for crisis lockdown situations.
All Denver-area schools closed for a “credible threat” Wednesday will be open Thursday after the FBI said late Wednesday there was “no longer a threat to the community.”
Under a new policy, students at Charles County Public Schools will have to keep their backpacks in their locker during the school day.
Chugiak High School is increasing security and adding more surveillance cameras to its campus to cover the additional 600 students moved to the campus after an earthquake rendered Gruening Middle School unsafe.
The Bentonville School District will be upgrading the emergency notification systems in most of its buildings as part of a project approved by the School Board on Monday.
The Teton County School District No. 1 board of trustees approved funding April 10 to purchase better locks for school buildings.
Schools across the Denver area are closed today as a “massive manhunt” continues for a woman “infatuated with Columbine” who is said to be armed and “extremely dangerous,” according to police
As part of its effort to increase safety on campus, Sacramento State University is installing new locks on its classroom doors and implementing access control measures.
The University of Michigan will start offering optional active attacker training for students, faculty, staff and members of the community.
The Lower Merion School District is hiring security guards for its schools. The guards will monitor security cameras and handle visitor management at school entrances.
Fresno Unified School District is installing security cameras on all of its elementary school campuses.
The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg, Tenn., has added armed guards and plans to further boost security following the shooting of an employee in the emergency department on Wednesday.
Multiple synagogues and Jewish institutions in Sacramento and the Bay Area have each received federal grants of as much as $150,000 for security.