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University of Illinois at Chicago

Following Student’s Murder, University of Illinois at Chicago Increases Campus Security Presence

Current and former students are calling for 24-hour security after a student was killed in a campus parking garage last month.

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Parents Successfully Push Maryland District To Delete Student Data Collected For Safety Purposes

Montgomery County parents were concerned that their children’s digital footprints could follow them into college and their careers.



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In One Week, Eight Campuses Across Wisconsin Face Threats of Violence

After two students were shot by police officers after bringing a weapon to school, other Wisconsin schools have been dealing with threats of their own.

Syracuse University

Syracuse University Expands Security, Introduces New Bias Reporting System in Wake of Racist Incidents

More security personnel are on campus after a series of racist incidents that authorities warn could continue in the form of copycat criminals.

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University of Louisville Adds Motorcycle Unit to Increase Safety

University of Louisville students can expect to see two University of Louisville Police Department motorcycles around campus from now on. ULPD is testing out a new motorcycle program to enhance campus safety.

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Officer Shoots Armed Student at Milwaukee-area High School

An officer at a high school in Waukesha, Wisconsin, shot and injured a student who had a gun and pointed it at law enforcement authorities.

Elevating Video Capabilities

Elevating Video Capabilities

The Los Angeles Convention Center attracts millions of visitors each year and is renowned internationally as a prime site for conventions, trade shows and exhibitions.

School of Success: Safeguarding Our Future

School of Success: Safeguarding Our Future

To enhance security across its numerous campuses, GCSD deployed a complete video security and critical communications solution including Avigilon Control Center (ACC) video management software, Motorola Solutions XPR 3500e radios and over 1,000 Avigilon cameras.

Security Solution Saves Money

Security Solution Saves Money

An independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition boasts many accomplishments in the areas of health, energy, workforce development, environmental sciences and social policies.

Boosting Campus Safety

Boosting Campus Safety

Whether they are staying up all night to cram for a final at the library, working a late shift after classes, or waking up early to put in a few more hours at the lab, college students roam campus at all hours of the evening, and ultimately, that can become a safety issue.

Sensing Danger in 2020

Sensing Danger in 2020

When bullet-proof backpacks are sold out at your local Wal-Mart, you know something must change.

Preventing Mechanical Breakdowns

Preventing Mechanical Breakdowns

When a high school actually wears out lock mechanisms while trying to keep its students safe, it is definitely time for a cloud-based wireless upgrade.

EDITOR'S COMMENTARY

Becoming a WatchDOG

The duties of the WatchDOG vary, but every volunteer is able to spend some time with their child, or in my case, a granddaughter.

Saving a Life

Campuses can present a unique challenge when designing and installing a life-safety system.

Schools Need to Be on Alert

Schools Need to Be on Alert

For years manufacturers have been finding ways to make products more appealing to kids, either by design or through the senses, such as smell or taste.

Technology Trends to Safeguard Your Campus

Technology Trends to Safeguard Your Campus

Not all campus environments are created equal and neither are the threats they face.

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Virginia Elementary School Receives Security Overhaul

Through an $85,000 state safety grant, Van Pelt Elementary School in Virginia is going through a security overhaul, adding a vestibule for visitors to enter the school.

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Indiana School Requires Students to Wear a Clear Backpack Following Bomb Threat

Frankton Junior-Senior High School is now enforcing a clear backpack policy after a bomb threat earlier this year.

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Double Shooting at a Florida University Prompts Parents, Students to Ask For More Security

Parents want more safety measures after a deadly double shooting at Florida Memorial University over the weekend.

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Custodian Arrested for Allegedly Threatening to Shoot People at School

A 36-year-old Fort Bragg High School custodian faces at least one felony charge after allegedly making a threat directed at the Mendocino County high school.

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Florida High School Receives Third Bomb Threat Since October

Boyd H. Anderson High School in Florida received its third bomb threat since October on Monday.

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Police Arrest 13-Year-Old Male Who Had Access to a AR-15 and Map of School

Police in Los Angeles said Friday they arrested a 13-year-old boy who allegedly threatened to shoot students at his middle school and seized an assault-style rifle with a high-capacity magazine during a search of his house.

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas at Austin Student Starts Petition for More Lighting, Emergency Call Boxes

A University of Texas at Austin student is hoping her petition can help push the university and city of Austin to increase lighting in West Campus, an area she says is poorly lit.

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North Carolina Father in Jail After His Son Posted a Threatening Social Media Post

A father of a Carrboro High School student is behind bars Thursday after his son was seen in a threatening social media post.

Syracuse

Syracuse Students Feel Unsafe Following Recent Racist Incidents

Syracuse University has seen a string of recent incidents on the campus that have targeted marginalized groups, including Jewish, Asian and black community members.

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North Carolina School District Spends More Than $1 Million to Harden Front Entrance, Secure Schools

The Johnston County School System in North Carolina is spending almost $2 million to upgrade security measures at its schools.

10-Year-Old Boy in Critical Condition After Being Shot at a High School Football Game

10-Year-Old Boy in Critical Condition After Being Shot at a High School Football Game

Micah Tennant, a 10-year-old boy from Atlantic City, is in critical condition after he was shot in the neck during a high school football game Friday in Pleasantville, New Jersey.

California Student Threatens Principal on Social Media in Efforts to Get School Cancelled

California Student Threatens Principal on Social Media in Efforts to Get School Cancelled

A 16-year-old student was arrested after he attempted to get Vail High School officials to cancel school for the day by posting a threat against the principal on Snapchat.

UNC Releases Federal Report Showing the University Underreported Annual Crime Numbers

UNC Releases Federal Report Showing the University Underreported Annual Crime Numbers

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Interim Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz released a federal report on Monday that detailed how the university has been inaccurately reporting the amount of crime on campus.

Student Skipping Class Causes Florida School to go into Lockdown

Student Skipping Class Causes Florida School to go into Lockdown

In an age where school shootings are coming commonplace, something like a student skipping class could trigger a school to go into lockdown.

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