Physical Security


Nevada School District Considers Safety Recommendations

Nevada School District Considers Safety Recommendations

The district’s safety measures were evaluated by an advisory council that included police officers, community members and CCSD staff. The list of recommendations was released Tuesday, and Superintendent Jesus Jara decided which suggestions the district should implement immediately.

Kentucky College Invests in Security System

Kentucky College Invests in Security System

"We would be considered a soft target," ECTC’s Brent Holsclaw told WDRB. "So what we have to do is, we have to prepare ourselves."



NJ Votes OK $500 Million for K-12 Security

NJ Voters OK $500 Million for K-12 Security

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.

UC Davis Installing More Emergency Call Stations

UC Davis Installing More Emergency Call Stations

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.

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Security Grants

Michigan Awards $25 Million in School Security Grants

“The Competitive School Safety Grant Program will provide the resources needed by many schools throughout our state to ensure students have a safe learning environment,” said MSP Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue.

Plano ISD Adding School Security Measures

Plano ISD Adding School Security Measures

Plano ISD, just north of Dallas, Texas, is adding security measures to campus.

Charlotte Schools See New Plan for Campus Safety

Charlotte Schools See New Plan for Campus Safety

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools plan to make schools safer in the aftermath of mass shootings.

New Mexico Schools to Receive $46 Million for Security

New Mexico Schools to Receive $46 Million for Security

Over 200 schools in New Mexico will receive funding for security upgrades.

Virginia Beach Schools Get $1 Million to Bolster Security

Virginia Beach Schools Get $1 Million to Bolster Security

The $1 million will be used to increase security infrastructure in Virginia Beach City Public Schools, including more video surveillance in schools, expanded access control for staff, increased external fencing to some campuses and the relocation of security desks to school entrances to allow them to check in visitors to campus.

Virginia Schools Awarded Security Equipment Grant

Virginia Schools Awarded Security Equipment Grant

The grant’s criteria prioritize schools most in need of modern security equipment, schools with relatively high numbers of incidents, schools where a school security audit has identified equipment needs and schools in divisions least able to pay for security upgrades.

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