Physical Security


Washington School District Upgrades Security for Elementary Schools

Washington School District Upgrades Security for Elementary Schools

Pullman School District has upgraded their three elementary schools, Sunnyside, Jefferson and Franklin Elementary school which security upgrades.

North Carolina Schools Use Friendly K-9, Color-Coded Alarm Lights, Metal Detectors

North Carolina Schools Use Friendly K-9, Color-Coded Alarm Lights, Metal Detectors

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has some new safety and security measures coming to district schools, including a German Shepherd, color-coded emergency lights and metal detectors.



Georgia Campaign Reminds Drivers of Back-to-School Driving Safety

Georgia Campaign Reminds Drivers of Back to School Driving Safety

Driving while intoxicated has always been the cause of many fatal car accidents, but there’s a new leader in dangerous driving scenarios – distracted driving. The “School’s Open, Drive Carefully” campaign reminds drivers to stay alert and aware of their surroundings.

Making Security Inclusive

Making Security Inclusive

Imagine a crisis hits right where you are: a natural disaster, active shooting, gas leak or other emergency that puts you at risk for harm.

Intelligent Communication Gives Security Executives an Edge

The security executive is increasingly being asked to provide these measures of performance. It supports and anchors their strategic value to the business.

Chicago School Board Questions Effectiveness of Metal Detectors

Chicago School Board Questions Effectiveness of Metal Detectors

As the Chicago school board approves $2.4 million worth of funding for new metal detectors and X-ray machines, they discuss whether these physical security barriers are the best way to allocate the funds.

North Carolina Bill Needs One Final Vote Before Heading to Governor

North Carolina Bill Needs One Final Vote Before Heading to Governor

A statewide North Carolina school safety bill passed the House unanimously earlier this week. It needs one more vote from the Senate before it heads to Gov. Roy Cooper.

Results of Michigan School Roof Collapse Released, Parents Have Mixed Feelings

Results of Michigan School Roof Collapse Released, Parents Share Mixed Feelings

Last month, the roof of Lee Middle & High School collapsed overnight due to water corrosion. A structural engineer identified the issue, and the school is taking measures to ensure the structural integrity of the school, but not all parents are convinced the building is safe.

Committees Request School Safety Funds for Colorado County to go Toward Mental Health, Standardization

School Safety Funds for Colorado County to go Toward Mental Health Standardization

After two committees presented different ways funding could be used toward Douglas County school safety, two themes consistently came up — mental health support and safety standardization.

Man Pulls Gun on Winnipeg Security Guards While Being Escorted Out of Hospital

Man Pulls Gun on Winnipeg Security Guards While Being Escorted Out of Hospital

There was a violent disturbance involving two individuals Saturday in the Children’s Hospital at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg. As one of the individuals was being escorted out, he pulled a gun on the security guards.

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