Educational campuses are busy, complex environments. Amidst all the bustle, there are countless discreet traffic interactions governing whether people and vehicles make it to their destinations safely and smoothly.
The past school year required campus leaders to think on their feet as they addressed the evolving challenges presented by COVID-19.
Remember back in the day when fans crowded at the gate, tickets in hand, eager to rush en masse to their seats?
The University of Utah Police Department has committed to joining the 30x30 initiative, a national coalition pledging to increase representation of women in police recruit classes to 30% by 2030.
According to the results of a new survey from Honeywell Building Technologies, 93% of schools reported an emergency incident due to an infrastructure malfunction within the last year.
A survey from Safe and Sound Schools and Raptor Technologies has revealed a gap between parents and administrators in perceptions of school safety. The results of the survey, which was conducted among district administrators, public safety staff, students, teachers, and parents, suggest that administrators are significantly more confident than parents in schools’ safety policies and procedures.
The Pomona Unified School District in Pomona, Calif., recently elected to end on-campus police presence and patrols following a multi-year community activism campaign. The district will instead turn to proctors trained in de-escalation methods as a first method of resolving disputes between students.
The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), located in Warwick, R.I., has announced that its campus police department has achieved full state accreditation for the first time ever from the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission (RIPAC).
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.
Teaching hospitals and emergency medicine residency programs face a variety of challenges in treating behavioral health patients.