Physical Security


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.

University of New Mexico Boosts Security on Campus

University of New Mexico Boosts Security on Campus

The UNM Police Department believes the carjacking incidents were committed by the same group of people and are increasing nighttime patrols, according to spokesman Tim Stump.



New Mexico Elementary School Deploys Gun Shot Detection System

New Mexico Elementary School Deploys Gun Shot Detection System

Schools around the country are turning to gunshot detection systems to aid in campus security.

Tennessee Awards $35 Million to School Districts to Improve Safety and Security

Tennessee Awards $35 Million to School Districts to Improve Safety and Security

Districts have used funds to make improvements such as enhanced door locks, better visitor screening procedures and shatter-resistant glass. Many districts also used the grants to fund salaries for school counselors and child psychologist in order to improve mental health services for students.

Increase in Security for Canadian Psychiatric Hospital

Increase in Security for Canadian Psychiatric Hospital

Colony Farm Forensic Psychiatric Hospital is receiving increased security, staffing, and training, following violence against staff.

Florida Legislators Reject Call for Funds to Hire Campus Police

Florida Legislators Reject Call for Funds to Hire Campus Police

Florida legislators disagree with Gov. Rick Scott when it comes to security on school campuses.

Education Department Debates Using Federal Funds for Guns

Education Department Debates Using Federal Funds for Guns

The bipartisan Every Student Success Act does not expressly prohibit or allow the use of grants for the purchase of firearms.

Campuses Across the Country are Beefing Up Football Game Security

Campuses Across the Country are Beefing Up Football Game Security

Football games could be a potential soft target for an active assailant.

Students Return to Santa Fe High School, New Security Measures

Students Return to Santa Fe High School, New Security Measures

Santa Fe High details boosted security measures following on-campus shooting last May.

American Institute of Architects Outlines Initiatives in Response to Rise in School Shootings

American Institute of Architects Outlines Initiatives in Response to Rise in School Shootings

AIA outlines four paths of action the Institute intends to take to support architects and school communities

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