Training for an active shooter situation can be the difference between a brief disturbance on campus and a mass shooting.
Campus security has always and will continue to be one of the most important verticals in the security industry. While many K-12, higher education, medical and worship campuses have boosted their policies, protocols and physical security as a result of tragic incidents on campuses across the country, the fact of the matter is: campus security is always evolving.
In light of the recent tragedies on campuses, many government officials and organizations have been calling for increased security on educational campuses. Perhaps one of the most controversial security measures to surface is the idea of arming teachers on campuses.
I don’t have any kids of my own, but I do have twin sisters that are 17 years old. The school shootings that have plagued campuses across the country have become a topic of regular conversation for me and my sisters.
Police in southern Maryland are responding to a call at Great Mills High School were several people have been injured in a shooting.
A teacher accidentally discharged a firearm while teaching a public safety class at a Northern California school on Tuesday, according to police.
One student was killed and a second was injured Wednesday afternoon in what was called an accidental shooting at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama, authorities said.
The suspected shooter is still at large, and is considered to be armed and dangerous.
The goal of the school marshal program is to have 10 “marshals,” or teachers trained to carry a gun, in every school, a total of 37,000 statewide.
This ill-advised idea of arming teachers could lead to more shootings with innocent people being caught in the crossfire