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.
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.
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.
The security executive is increasingly being asked to provide these measures of performance. It supports and anchors their strategic value to the business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carmel Clay School Board approved a school safety referendum on Wednesday, which would increase taxes by 5 cents per $100 of assessed value. The extra revenue would go toward more security resource officers, social works, and mental health programs.