Incident Response


High School Lockdown Following Discovery Live Ammo on Campus

High School Lockdown Following Discovery of Live Ammo on Campus

A magazine filled with live ammunition prompted a lockdown at a Colorado Springs high school.

Massachusetts College Increases Security After Dorm Fires

Massachusetts College Increases Security After Dorm Fires

“We are increasing the number of public safety patrols around campus, all of campus, but in particular, the residence halls,” college official Michael Graca said.

The Importance of Communication in Emergency Response Plans

The Importance of Communication in Emergency Response Plans

Planning for everything that could possibly go wrong is second nature for members of the University of Calgary’s Risk portfolio, who are constantly tracking the worst-case scenario and developing strategies to prevent it.

Proactive Campus Emergency Communication

Proactive Campus Emergency Communication

In emergency situations, seconds count, so knowing how to immediately identify and respond effectively to any level of emergency is critical.

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Lovejoy ISD finds perfect partnership to increase safety and security of students.

Iowa State Ramps Up Security Following Murder of Student

Iowa State Ramps Up Security Following Murder of Student

According to ISU Department of Public Safety head Michael R. Newton, the campus has responded by increasing opportunities for safety-related training and education, as well as expanding the hours that “safe rides” – free rides from public safety escorts – are offered.

University of Tennessee to Increase Security Following Graffiti Incidents

University of Tennessee to Increase Security Following Graffiti Incidents

The university released a statement Sunday saying that the Rock was painted "to communicate hate," and that the messages, "which are hurtful and threatening to many members of our community, do not represent our Volunteer values."

Arkansas Schools Create Direct Line of Communication with Police

Arkansas Schools Create Direct Line of Communication with Police

Arkansas police and fire departments communicate through a statewide emergency radio system, and the city of Rogers is allowing its school district a designated line of its own to local police and fire.



School Resource Officer Fatally Shot Himself on Campus

School Resource Officer Fatally Shot Himself on Campus

The campus was placed on lockdown and students were kept away from the area, according to Peach. It is possible that students might have heard the gunshot, she said, but no students are believed to have witnessed what happened.

One Dead, One Injured in Shooting Near Houston High School

One Dead, One Injured in Shooting Near Houston High School

The shooting took place at about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday near the campus. Lamar High was placed on lockdown as a precaution, and nearby St. John’s School was also placed on lockout.

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