Since the fatal Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., some school districts in the Fox Valley region of Illinois are increasing security at their campuses. According to officials, some of the security upgrades were already in motion, but the Parkland shooting has heightened the focus on student safety.
The past decade has seen a cultural shift, where concerns over personal privacy have gradually taken a back seat to those of security.
The Rock Hill School District in South Carolina was looking to upgrade its video surveillance system while aligning with its efforts to save energy.
Today, university campus applications offer many challenges for a surveillance dealer with student and faculty safety being paramount. Add in the complexities of an urban setting, integral public parks and student housing, and no barriers separating students from the greater community.
Florida Atlantic University (FAU), a leading research institution with its own medical college and 180 degree programs, is constantly growing and changing—and so its security platform needs to keep up with managing the latest developments on campus.
With three hospitals, 15 clinics and 45 buildings, CHA was running about 500 software licenses for access control, and had run out of expansion possibilities.
HighCom Security Services, an Oakland, Calif.-based integrator, oversaw the security upgrades, beginning with a complete risk assessment. The first addition was a facilitywide security camera system.
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