“You never think it is going to happen to you.” That was the first thing Jake Glacer said to me when we sat down to talk at ISC West.
Schools in Washington state are stepping up their access control with the use of call boxes.
With the seemingly endless increase in school and workplace shootings and other violent incidents, businesses, organizations, and campuses are taking a hard look at their security systems and the safety measures they have in place now more than ever.
When the Central Arkansas' Riverview School District recently agreed to invest in a new access control system to secure the Junior/Senior High School campus, Rutledge was determined to install a solution to encompass the campus’s entire 150,000 square feet of space, spanning multiple buildings, while providing ease of access to teachers, administrators, maintenance and custodial staff.
It is no secret that the occurrence of violence in schools is a very real-world concern. A growing number of incidents in K-12 schools as well as on college campuses have made going to school more of a safety concern than a pain.
The greatest nightmare of an evacuation coordinator is to finish the evacuation before all employees reach the assembly point. Such disasters can be prevented with RFID UHF technology because it gives complete knowledge on the location of every person that needs to be evacuated at any time of the work day.
Boon Edam Trilock Side Gates are used on the other side of the main desk for dedicated egress, including access for those with special needs or the passage of dollies or carts.
The Everett Public School District information technology department was asked to design a modern security system that would serve the district’s current needs, be cost effective and handle future expansion.
Many USB thumb drives being used on campuses today could be generously classified as BYOD, but many of these can be infected with malware and viruses that can adversely affect the entire college network.
As K-12 and higher education campuses work diligently to advance security measures in the wake of increased risk across the nation, more administrations are searching for ways to make smart capital investments.