Physical 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.

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.



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.

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.

Texas School Safety Bill Focuses on Strengthening Security, Mental Health Resources

Texas School Safety Bill Focuses on Strengthening Security, Mental Health Resources

Texas’ Senate education chairman Sen. Larry Taylor unveiled a school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, hardening school infrastructure and emphasizing mental health resources.

Indiana District Develops School Safety Initiative Plan

Indiana District Develops School Safety Initiative Plan

The school safety initiative plan includes a two-story secured front entrance, a new bus driveway, a new door system allowing a school to be secured through an app and equipment in classrooms that teachers can use to barricade their classroom doors.

Door Locks Help Kansas District Secure Classrooms

Door Locks Help Kansas District Secure Classrooms

The door locks are simple to use. A pin at the door’s base slides into a hole in the floor, barricading the door from being opened. When activated, the door lock sends an emergency alert to local law enforcement.

Georgia School District Takes Proactive Approach to Security

Georgia School District Takes Proactive Approach to Security

“Mainly with the number of school shootings that have happened, we’re just trying to be extra vigilant," District superintendent David McCurry said. “And in the event that something does happen, we’re prepared.”

Oklahoma District Bond Includes Security Measures

Oklahoma District Bond Includes Security Measures

The Edmond Public Schools current bond issue includes shatter-resistant window film, new video surveillance equipment and ID badges for secondary school students.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - September October 2019

    September/October 2019

    Featuring:

    • Security Technology is a Top Priority
    • HERO Unit Provides School Security
    • Confront Active Shooters
    • Run, Hide, and Let Law Enforcement Fight

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