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Florida Grand Jury Report Criticizes Lack of School Safety Compliance From Charter Schools

The second report scrutinizing school district compliance with Florida’s school security laws focused on district issues with emergency communications and school resource officers.

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Texas High School Student Investigated For “Kill List”

A handwritten note listed more than a dozen students and a handful of school employees in DeSoto, Texas as targets.



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Number of Teachers Allowed To Carry Guns in Florida Schools Remains Unknown

Some lawmakers say they are not concerned with knowing how many educators are participating in the school guardian program, and just with the number of districts who have opted in.

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Seven Years After Tragedy, Several Newtown Students Embrace Activism

The young relatives and classmates of the students killed at Sandy Hook Elementary have begun to claim spots of their own in the school safety movement.

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Yearbook of School Shooting Victims Aims To Boost Gun Violence Reforms

Copies of the yearbook, created by a group of students and parents of school shooting victims, will be sent to governors, senators and President Trump.

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California Healthcare Provider Pledges $10 Million To Fund Mental Health Workers in Schools

Blue Shield of California has launched an initiative to address the lack of mental health resources in California schools.

Minnesota Schools Change Up Approach to Active Shooter Drills

School districts are responding to increasing parent concerns about exposing their children to traumatic drills.

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New School Safety Funding Will Become Available to Illinois Districts In January

Legislators are not sure how much funding will be immediately available, but the law will prioritize under-resourced schools.

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Stop the Bleed Kits Gain New Attention After Use in Santa Clarita Shooting

The kits, which include tourniquets and compression bandages, can save lives outside of active shooter incidents, according to advocates and medical experts.

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Following Student’s Murder, University of Illinois at Chicago Increases Campus Security Presence

Current and former students are calling for 24-hour security after a student was killed in a campus parking garage last month.

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Parents Successfully Push Maryland District To Delete Student Data Collected For Safety Purposes

Montgomery County parents were concerned that their children’s digital footprints could follow them into college and their careers.

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In One Week, Eight Campuses Across Wisconsin Face Threats of Violence

After two students were shot by police officers after bringing a weapon to school, other Wisconsin schools have been dealing with threats of their own.

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Syracuse University Expands Security, Introduces New Bias Reporting System in Wake of Racist Incidents

More security personnel are on campus after a series of racist incidents that authorities warn could continue in the form of copycat criminals.

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University of Louisville Adds Motorcycle Unit to Increase Safety

University of Louisville students can expect to see two University of Louisville Police Department motorcycles around campus from now on. ULPD is testing out a new motorcycle program to enhance campus safety.

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Officer Shoots Armed Student at Milwaukee-area High School

An officer at a high school in Waukesha, Wisconsin, shot and injured a student who had a gun and pointed it at law enforcement authorities.

Elevating Video Capabilities

Elevating Video Capabilities

The Los Angeles Convention Center attracts millions of visitors each year and is renowned internationally as a prime site for conventions, trade shows and exhibitions.

Schools Need to Be on Alert

Schools Need to Be on Alert

For years manufacturers have been finding ways to make products more appealing to kids, either by design or through the senses, such as smell or taste.

Boosting Campus Safety

Boosting Campus Safety

Whether they are staying up all night to cram for a final at the library, working a late shift after classes, or waking up early to put in a few more hours at the lab, college students roam campus at all hours of the evening, and ultimately, that can become a safety issue.

Sensing Danger in 2020

Sensing Danger in 2020

When bullet-proof backpacks are sold out at your local Wal-Mart, you know something must change.

School of Success: Safeguarding Our Future

School of Success: Safeguarding Our Future

To enhance security across its numerous campuses, GCSD deployed a complete video security and critical communications solution including Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software, Motorola Solutions XPR 3500e radios and over 1,000 Avigilon cameras.

Technology Trends to Safeguard Your Campus

Technology Trends to Safeguard Your Campus

Not all campus environments are created equal and neither are the threats they face.

Security Solution Saves Money

Security Solution Saves Money

An independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition boasts many accomplishments in the areas of health, energy, workforce development, environmental sciences and social policies.

EDITOR'S COMMENTARY

Becoming a WatchDOG

The duties of the WatchDOG vary, but every volunteer is able to spend some time with their child, or in my case, a granddaughter.

Saving a Life

Campuses can present a unique challenge when designing and installing a life-safety system.

Preventing Mechanical Breakdowns

Preventing Mechanical Breakdowns

When a high school actually wears out lock mechanisms while trying to keep its students safe, it is definitely time for a cloud-based wireless upgrade.

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Virginia Elementary School Receives Security Overhaul

Through an $85,000 state safety grant, Van Pelt Elementary School in Virginia is going through a security overhaul, adding a vestibule for visitors to enter the school.

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Indiana School Requires Students to Wear a Clear Backpack Following Bomb Threat

Frankton Junior-Senior High School is now enforcing a clear backpack policy after a bomb threat earlier this year.

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Double Shooting at a Florida University Prompts Parents, Students to Ask For More Security

Parents want more safety measures after a deadly double shooting at Florida Memorial University over the weekend.

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Custodian Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Shoot People at School

A 36-year-old Fort Bragg High School custodian faces at least one felony charge after allegedly making a threat directed at the Mendocino County high school.

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Florida High School Receives Third Bomb Threat Since October

Boyd H. Anderson High School in Florida received its third bomb threat since October on Monday.

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