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Michigan School Districts Evaluate Security

Michigan School Districts Evaluate Security

Many Michigan districts are re-evaluating and upgrading their security measures to increase campus safety and security in light of increased incidents of gun violence in the U.S.

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University Hands Out Hockey Pucks as Part of Emergency Preparedness Plan

University Hands Out Hockey Pucks as Part of Emergency Preparedness Plan

"They have enough mass to cause injury, small enough to be thrown, (are) portable and they're not considered a weapon," Oakland University Police Chief Mark Gordon told CNN.

UCLA to Standardize Security Camera Policies for Safety

UCLA to Standardize Security Camera Policies for Safety

According to Vasquez, the University of California Police Department can request access to cameras operated by other campus entities, but this slows down active incident response times. Allowing UCPD to immediately and freely access video surveillance will provide responding officers with immediate information during an emergency situation.

Tennessee Issues Statewide Report on School Security

Tennessee Issues Statewide Report on School Security

"It is possible that schools scored the lowest in these particular domains because they include measures that require the greatest fiscal resources to implement," said the report, “Safety First: A Review of Security and Preparedness in Tennessee Schools.”

Texas School District Increases Security Training, Reporting

Texas School District Increases Security Training, Reporting

Since October, CISD has offered the Anonymous Alerts app for students and parents to anonymously report urgent information to campus administrators.

Maine Schools Double Down on Security and Safety

Maine Schools Double Down on Security and Safety

Many Maine campuses are adding school resource officers in addition to their other security measures. According to data collected by University of Southern Maine research analyst Danielle Layton, Maine had at least 82 school resource officers as of this fall.

Two Independent Campus Safety Investigations to Evaluate University of Utah

Two Independent Campus Safety Investigations to Evaluate University of Utah

The University of Utah announced Friday two investigations into its safety and police procedures following the murder of a student on campus in October.

Missouri School District Gets $4.3 Million to Upgrade School Security

Missouri School District Gets $4.3 Million to Upgrade School Security

One of the district’s first priorities is to implement a brand-new visitor screening process in the spring.

New Jersey District Cybersecurity Incident Affects 800 Employees

New Jersey District Cybersecurity Incident Affects 800 Employees

Galloway Township Public Schools was hit by a cyber attack last month that included teacher credentials and fraudulent wire transfers.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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