Perimeter Security


NC School for the Deaf to Implement Nearly $1M in Security Upgrades

The first project will be a security perimeter fence, which will include a gatehouse with controlled access. Other projects include internal security measures and mechanisms based around visually-oriented mass communication.

South Carolina District Installs Panic Buttons to Lock Doors

South Carolina District Installs Panic Buttons to Lock Doors

Director of Safety Bryan Vaughn said that safety department administrators can secure doors in the whole district, even if they’re not currently on that campus. Vaughn said that the panic button system can unlock doors as quickly as it can lock them.

Minnesota High School Updates Entrance Security Following Early Morning Assault

Minnesota High School Updates Entrance Security Following Early Morning Assault

The changes to security include a new door lock schedule. All exterior doors on both the north and south campuses of the high school will be locked until 7 a.m. on school days. After 7 a.m., six entrances to the campuses will be open for students to enter, and doors will be locked again when classes start at 8:20 a.m.

A Different View of Protection for Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor protection for campuses requires the monitoring of numerous surveillance camera feeds—which many school districts might not have the manpower to watch 24/7.

South Carolina High School Adds Fence for Security

South Carolina High School Adds Fence for Security

The fence is 7 feet tall and is locked during school hours.

MSDHS Public Safety Commission Releases Preliminary Report, Cites Security Failures

MSDHS Public Safety Commission Releases Preliminary Report, Cites Security Failures

"He got into the 1200 building because that door was unlocked and unstaffed and that we say that is a security failure," Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said.

Understanding Attack Resistant Doors Within Education Environments

Since 2013, there have been more than 300 education-campus related gunfire incidents in the U.S.—an average of about one per week. With an increase in hostile events, gunfire incidents and other security breaches have prompted parents and administrators to examine and improve campus security.

A 21st Century Approach to Campus Safety and Security

A 21st Century Approach to Campus Safety and Security

Safety and security must be front of mind for university and college administrators. Protecting the wellbeing of students, staff, faculty, and guests is not only simply the right thing to do, but it also reduces risk and exposure for the institution itself.



Southwest Florida Campuses Have Experienced at Least 20 Trespass Incidents in 2018

Southwest Florida Campuses Have Experienced at Least 20 Trespass Incidents in 2018

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.

University of Tennessee to Increase Security Following Graffiti Incidents

University of Tennessee to Increase Security Following Graffiti Incidents

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."

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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