Active Shooter


Guardian System Merges Gunshot Detection, Mass Notification Technologies

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), a gunshot detection provider, and Singlewire Software, a mass notification service provider, have partnered to create a new product meant to increase public safety during an active shooter event. The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System can both detect gunshots within a space and immediately broadcast an emergency notification to the building’s occupants through multiple media including audio broadcast systems, desktop alerts, digital signs, mobile devices, and email.

Teenager Dies After Shooting Outside Texas High School

A teenage boy has died two days after a shooting outside Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas.

STEM School Shooter Testifies During Accused Accomplice’s Trial

A convicted school shooter gave his first public testimony on Tuesday, June 8, during the murder trial of his accused accomplice. The May 7, 2019, shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colo., left one student dead and eight injured.

Shooting at Graduation Party Leaves 3 Dead

A shooting at a graduation party in Kendall, Fla., on Sunday saw three people killed and five more injured, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

Reducing Response Time

Reducing Response Time

Some of the greatest challenges to campus security include the monitoring of multiple buildings and gathering areas, coupled with tracking the frequent comings and goings of students, staff and visitors through many open access points throughout the campus.

School Shooting in Russia Kills at Least 9

A mass shooting at a Russian school has left at least nine dead and 20 injured. At School No. 175 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, about 500 miles east of Moscow, a gunman opened fire on Tuesday morning before being taken into police custody.

Three Injured in Shooting at Idaho Middle School

Three people were injured and a suspect was taken into custody on Thursday morning following an active-shooter event at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho.

Minneapolis school shooting

Student in Custody After Reports of Shots Fired in Minn. Middle School

Plymouth Middle School, located in Plymouth, Minn., went into lockdown and a student was taken into police custody on Monday morning following reports of shots fired inside the school. No injuries were reported, and all students have been confirmed safe by Robbinsdale Area Schools.



Kansas gun safety education program

Kansas Senate Passes Firearms Safety Education Bill

The Kansas Senate recently passed a bill that would promote firearm education and safety training among K-12 students in the state. The bill would require the Kansas State Board of Education to develop a curriculum for a gun safety education program. Individual districts and school boards would have the choice to adopt the program in local schools.

Student Killed After Shooting at Police at Tenn. High School

On Monday, April 12, a student was killed after authorities say he opened fire on police inside Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May June 2021

    May / June 2021

    Featuring:

    • Reducing Response Time
    • The Classroom Advantage
    • Preparing Your Campus
    • Protecting Digital Data

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