Risk Management


Repurposed Fire Hoses Used to Enhance School Safety

Repurposed Fire Hoses Used to Enhance School Safety

Firefighters are repurposing their outdated fire hoses, which normally would be recycled, into something that can be used to prevent intruders from entering classrooms.

Ohio Creates Safety Hub to Prevent School Shootings

Ohio Creates Safety Hub to Prevent School Shootings

Public safety and homeland security officials will work together to scan social media for potential threats and serve as a helping hand to schools if they need help with emergency management plans and training.

South Carolina Student Arrested After Being Found With a Weapon After Making Threats

South Carolina Student Arrested After Being Found With a Weapon After Making Threats

A student was caught with weapons in his backpack after a student overheard him making a threat to shoot up the school.

Kentucky School District Wants to Increase Tax Rate to Pay for State-Mandated Safety Improvements

Kentucky School District Wants to Increase Tax Rate to Pay for State-Mandated Safety Improvements

Kentucky law now requires schools to have certain safety measures in place such as cameras and electric locks. However, the state is not fully funding this initiative causing some school districts to consider raising taxes.

Auburn University Offers Safety Feature That Allows Friends to Walk Virtually Together

Auburn University Offers Safety Feature That Allows Friends to Walk Virtually Together

The app allows students to walk with a friend, family member or student virtually until they reach their destination safely.

classroom door

Bullet-Resistant Doors Installed in New York Area Classrooms

At $2,500 per door, the 150-pound, bullet-resistant doors can prevent any threat from the outside from entering the classroom.

Texas Capitol

Texas Governor Releases Report Detailing Progress on Implementing State School Safety Action Plan

For the last two years, Texas officials have worked together to come up with ways to improve school safety. Legislators made upgrades to the state’s school safety framework and provided funding to ensure all school safety requirements can be effectively implemented.

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New Tech Program Identifies ‘High Risk Words,’ Potential Threats In Student Communications

A Tennessee district uses the program Gaggle to track and identify suicide and violence threats in communications on the school system.



$15 Million Grant to Go Toward Mobile County Public Schools Safety

$15 Million Grant to Go Toward Mobile County Public Schools Safety

Mobile County Public Schools plans to put the $14.7 million toward security technology to enhance student safety.

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.

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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