Risk Management


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.

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.

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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