Physical Security


Colorado District to Bolster Entrance Security with Almost $335K in Grants

Colorado District to Bolster Entrance Security with Almost $335K in Grants

The Woodland Park School District plans to use $334,910 in grant funding to implement school security improvements this summer.

Colorado Springs District to Use $650,000 State Grant to Increase Elementary School Security

Colorado Springs District to Use $650,000 State Grant to Increase Elementary School Security

District 11 in Colorado Springs plans to use almost $650,000 in state grants to increase security at three of its elementary schools.



Officials Discuss Security Plans for Proposed New Elementary School

Officials Discuss Security Plans for Proposed New Elementary School

Gardner, Mass., officials and security consultants are discussing the security plans for a proposed new elementary school as the city works through the approval process with the Massachusetts School Building Authority.

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools plan to use funds from a Michigan State Police school safety grant on equipment including bollards, shatter-resistant film and access control.

Bay Area Jewish Institutions Receive $825,000 in Federal Security Grants

Bay Area Jewish Institutions Receive $825,000 in Federal Security Grants

Multiple synagogues and Jewish institutions in Sacramento and the Bay Area have each received federal grants of as much as $150,000 for security.

University of Notre Dame to Use Metal Detectors at Athletic Events

University of Notre Dame to Use Metal Detectors at Athletic Events

The University of Notre Dame announced Thursday that walk-through metal detectors will be used at all gates of Notre Dame Stadium during the 2019 football season.

Mansfield Schools Addressing Safety, Security After Alleged Stalking of Teacher

Mansfield Schools Addressing Security After Alleged Stalking of Teacher

Mansfield Schools Superintendent Teresa Murphy said Tuesday that district officials have addressed safety and security problems raised by a man who, according to police, entered two schools after hours while stalking a teacher he once dated.

Michigan District Uses Grant to Purchase Barricade Locks for All Classroom Doors

Michigan District Uses Grant to Purchase Barricade Locks for All Classroom Doors

Grand Blanc Community Schools is using part of a grant from the Michigan State Police School Safety Initiative to install more than a thousand barricade locks, one for each classroom door in the district.

Upgrading Your Campus Security with Smart Card Readers? Think Again

Upgrading Your Campus Security with Smart Card Readers? Think Again

With the recent media hype about low frequency card readers being easily hacked, schools are now being encouraged to upgrade their low-frequency card readers to higher frequency 13.56 MHz (also known as smart card technology) which are far more difficult to hack.

Wisconsin District Tests Student Tracking System on Buses

Wisconsin District Tests Student Tracking System on Buses

The Hortonville Area School District is testing the UniteGPS System for tracking the location of students on its school buses.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019

    Featuring:

    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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