Campus lockdown procedures, much like other emergency response and disaster preparedness measures, are critical to the safe and secure operation of a school campus.
When searching for a new access control provider, Townsend cited the security of students and protection of facilities as two of the biggest challenges the new system needed to manage.
Maryland schools are adding security vestibules to better manage visitors.
Michigan State University and Notre Dame are fierce competitors, but off the field, they are among university police departments nationwide who join forces by employing specially trained Vapor Wake K-9s with one goal: keeping campuses safe.
Since the fatal Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., some school districts in the Fox Valley region of Illinois are increasing security at their campuses. According to officials, some of the security upgrades were already in motion, but the Parkland shooting has heightened the focus on student safety.
The Rock Hill School District in South Carolina was looking to upgrade its video surveillance system while aligning with its efforts to save energy.
Security professionals are faced with several challenges in today’s highly technical environment on campuses.
The request comes after the escape of a psychiatric patient from the facility in November.
Taking advantage of a major modernization program, Cervantes High School implemented the HID Mobile Access solution at school entrance turnstiles to better protect what had previously been an open campus with uncontrolled access, and provide a convenient way to carry campus IDs on mobile phones.
Last week at ASIS, several companies had great products for the Campus Security vertical. Here are just a few of the best items we saw while attending the show.