Risk Management


New NY Legislation Will Let Teachers Report Student Safety Concerns to a Judge

New NY Legislation Will Let Teachers Report Student Safety Concerns to a Judge

The legislation will allow NY teachers and school officials to alert a judge about students they worry could pose a threat to themselves or others.

Wisconsin District to Implement Portable Metal Detectors by End of Year

Wisconsin District to Implement Portable Metal Detectors by End of Year

RUSD will begin installing signs at each of its high school buildings this week, alerting entrants that they could be subject to security scans. Officials then plan to communicate with students and families about the use of metal detectors and the district’s policy before they go into use.

Massachusetts University Gives Students Personal Safety Devices

Massachusetts University Gives Students Personal Safety Devices

In case of an emergency, students can press the POM button three times to alert Simmons Police and Public Safety Department or the nearest 911 center, depending on their location.

Minnesota School Tests School Badge Safety System

PHOTO: BADGEMESSENGER

Minnesota School Tests School Badge Safety System

The BadgeMessenger is a school badge that includes four buttons. The buttons on the badge represent the need for help, medical assistance, maintenance or an emergency.

Texas School District Gives First Responders Access to New Cameras

Texas School District Gives First Responders Access to New Cameras

According to the Dumas ISD Police Department, the partnership between the district and law enforcement will help first responders before they arrive to the scene of an emergency by giving them vital information.

Healthcare System Adds Security Officers to Clinical Team to Prevent Workplace Violence

Healthcare System Adds Security Officers to Clinical Team to Prevent Workplace Violence

“We wanted to figure out a solution for stemming workplace violence by getting ahead of the curve because it's a national trend, and, unfortunately, we are not immune to it,” said Todd Miller, public safety and security specialist for SSM's St. Louis region, which includes eight hospitals.

Stanford Vulnerability Allowed Students to View Other Students

Stanford Vulnerability Allowed Students to View Other Students' Data

Between Jan. 28 and 29, the student briefly accessed the records of 81 students while trying to assess the scope of the vulnerability. The documents were not searchable by name, but were instead accessible by changing a numeric ID in a URL.

Campus Security Measures Introduced in Year Following Parkland Shooting

Campus Security Measures Introduced in Year Following Parkland Shooting

Several changes have been made in Florida following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.



New Law Inspired by Parkland Victim to Require Panic Alarms in New Jersey Schools

New Law Inspired by Parkland Victim to Require Panic Alarms in New Jersey Schools

Alyssa's law requires all New Jersey schools to install silent panic alarms that will alert law enforcement officials of an emergency.

Indiana District Testing Seatbelts on Buses for Safety

Indiana District Testing Seatbelts on Buses for Safety

Lap-shoulder seat belts can help keep students safe in a side-impact crash, but the test’s main focus will be seeing whether the seat belts improve student discipline and reduce distractions for drivers.

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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