Physical Security


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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