Risk Management


Ohio School District Strives for Safety through School Bus Seat Belts

Ohio School District Strives for Safety through School Bus Seat Belts

Two new buses might not seem exciting to some, but Avon Lake Schools’ new buses are special — they have added safety features including over-the-shoulder seat belts, disc brakes, a rearview camera, and a tank that runs on gasoline.

New Tennessee School Safety Bill Will Mitigate School Threats

New Tennessee School Safety Bill Will Mitigate School Threats

Last year, Williamson County Schools implemented a three-tiered WCS Threat Assessment Flowchart to help mitigate school threats. Now, a bill has been signed into law that will help districts in Tennessee establish a threat assessment team.

New Indiana State Laws: Guns in Church, School Bus Safety, School Alert System

New Indiana State Laws: Guns in Church, School Bus Safety, School Alert System

New Indiana state laws went into effect July 1, and there are some key changes to school bus laws, firearm legislation, and overall school safety.

Johnson City Police Department to Offer Second Free Security Seminar for Places of Worship

Johnson City Police Department to Offer Second Free Security Seminar for Places of Worship

The Johnson City Police Department held their first free security seminar for places of worship two years ago. On July 16, they will be offering their second free seminar at Memorial Park Community Center.

New Law allows Stun Guns on Iowa Public University and Community College Campuses

New Law allows Stun Guns on Iowa Public University and Community College Campuses

This new law will allow anyone, except felons, to carry a stun gun on Iowa’s public university or community college properties.

Collin College to Install $500,000 of Security Equipment Over Summer

Collin College to Install $500,000 of Security Equipment Over Summer

Collin College is looking at massive security communications improvements over the summer and fall. The Collin County Community College District Board of Trustees approved a contract to purchase and install blue light towers and stainless-steel e-phones for all campuses.

NY District Adding Security Vestibules

NY District Adding Security Vestibules

Installation of security vestibules has begun on Lynbrook District’s campuses, according to Dr. Paul Lynch, assistant superintendent of finance, operations and information systems.

Opioid Overdose Antidote Kits Distributed to Arkansas School Nurses

Opioid Overdose Antidote Kits Distributed to Arkansas School Nurses

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday that naloxone, the opioid-overdose reversal drug, would be made available in every school in the state.



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.

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.

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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