Risk Management


Maryland County BOE Approves Plan to Assemble Threat Assessment Teams

Maryland County BOE Approves Plan to Assemble Threat Assessment Teams

The Montgomery County Board of Education, which oversees the largest school system in Maryland, gave final approval Monday to a policy requiring campuses to create behavioral threat assessment teams to screen for potentially violent or threatening students or community members.

University of Central Florida Implements License Plate Scanning Tech

University of Central Florida Implements License Plate Scanning Tech

Cameras have been installed at the entrances and exits of University of Central Florida to scan the license plates of cars on campus and check them against law enforcement databases, officials announced Thursday.

Florida Hospital System Boosts Security with Metal Detectors, Visitor Badges

Florida Hospital System Boosts Security with Metal Detectors, Visitor Badges

The BayCare Health System of hospitals in Florida has increased security measures at most of its facilities now, including metal detector screenings.

Montreal Hospital Assembles Emergency Measures Task Force

Montreal Hospital Assembles Emergency Measures Task Force

The Douglas Mental Health University Institute has assembled a task force to look at ways to increase safety and security at the facility.

North Carolina District First in the Country to Pilot New Student Safety App

North Carolina District First in the Country to Pilot New Student Safety App

Buncombe County Schools will be the first school district in the U.S. to test a new student safety app designed to help school officials more effectively help students with health or behavioral needs.

State Audit Shows NYC Schools Unprepared for Shootings, Other Emergencies

State Audit Shows NYC Schools Unprepared for Shootings, Other Emergencies

An audit of New York City schools released by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that some city schools are unprepared for a shooting or other emergency situations.

Anonymous Colorado School Safety Tip Line Received Record Number of Tips Last Month

Anonymous Colorado School Safety Tip Line Received Record Number of Tips Last Month

The Safe2Tell program, which allows students to anonymously report school safety concerns in Colorado, received a record number of tips this May.

NY Elementary School Stocks Classrooms with Safety Buckets

NY Elementary School Stocks Classrooms with Safety Buckets

Last Wednesday, teachers at Allegany-Limestone Elementary School were given buckets full of medical supplies and other materials that would help secure their classroom in the event of an active-shooter incident.



Illinois County to Train Educators on Mental Health Issues

Illinois County to Train Educators on Mental Health Issues

The McHenry County Mental Health Board is collaborating with 17 school districts in August to train instructors on how to identify and help students who are experiencing mental health problems.

San Antonio ISD to Implement Child-Tracking Bus Safety Tech

San Antonio ISD to Implement Child-Tracking Bus Safety Tech

Beginning next year, San Antonio Independent School District will offer parents the ability to opt-into a new system that will help them track their children when they take the school bus.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - July August 2019

    July/August 2019

    Featuring:

    • Making Security Inclusive
    • Reducing a Carbon Footprint
    • Taking a Connected Approach
    • Proactive Security for Active Shooter Situations

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