Incident Response


Creating Safe Havens in Schools and Classrooms

Creating Safe Havens in Schools and Classrooms

Physical security decisions come down to two categories: Thou shalt and thou should. We must bear this in mind as we create safe havens across our campuses and schools.

Providing Personal Protection for Teachers with Wearable Devices

Providing Personal Protection for Teachers with Wearable Devices

In an ideal world, one touch would be all it takes for a teacher to alert school safety teams that they are in danger. However, the reality is that teachers often must be in a specific place to press a button or must remember a series of steps to activate an alert.

Los Angeles School District Faces Labor-Day-Weekend Cyberattack

Officials from the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the country, have confirmed that the district was hit with a cyberattack over Labor Day weekend, according to national news.

Uvalde School Board Fires Police Chief in Unanimous Vote

The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District board has voted unanimously to fire Pete Arredondo, the police chief who helmed law enforcement’s response to the May 24 shooting at Robb Elementary School.

Sitting Ducks are for Carnivals—Not Schools

Sitting Ducks are for Carnivals—Not Schools

The most violent year to date for school shootings was 2021, with 193 people killed or wounded. Thus far this year, there have already been 145 victims. This is unacceptable and unconscionable.

Why Any Well-Executed Campus Emergency Plan Must Leverage Public Address

Why Any Well-Executed Campus Emergency Plan Must Leverage Public Address

The complexity and frequency of school safety threats has steadily increased over the last decade—and not only in the ways we’ve come to expect.

Texas House Committee Releases Investigative Report on Uvalde Shooting

A Texas House committee investigating the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, released a preliminary report on Sunday.

Authorities: Texas Teenagers Planned School Shooting

Local news reports that several teenagers arrested in Donna, Texas, have admitted to planning a school shooting.



Police Kill ‘Potential Intruder’ Near Alabama Elementary School

National news reports that a man who tried entering a Gadsden, Ala., elementary school while a summer program was in session was shot and killed by police on Thursday morning.

Uvalde Police Face Backlash after School Shooting Response

On Sunday, May 29, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it will be conducting a review of local law enforcement’s response to the shooting at Robb Elementary School last week.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - November / December 2022

    November / December 2022

    Featuring:

    • Access Solutions for Safer Schools
    • Why Practice Makes Perfect
    • Video Surveillance in Healthcare
    • Solving Campus Communication Challenges

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