Schools must consider their HVAC system as part of their overall COVID-19 mitigation strategy, in addition to social distancing, cleaning, screening, signage and operational practices.
Education systems, as well as millions of parents across the globe, have been forced to quickly adapt to a new normal of digital distanced learning. Schools have struggled to provide accessible and engaging remote learning to students of all ages.
Police arrested three men after their target practice led to bullet holes at nearby middle and high school buildings in Ceres, California.
Two parents and their teenage child in Sudbury, Massachusetts are facing criminal charges for hosting a party with underage drinkers which eventually led to the local high school to delay in-person learning.
The University’s after-hours security escort organizations will offer fewer services and programs for the fall semester as a result of decreased demand during the pandemic.
The Phoenix, AZ, Union High School District (PUHSD) is deciding how to spend more than a million dollars of its budget that would have gone to school resource officers.
Adaptive screening solutions help improve security posture for universities nationwide
An 18-year-old Western Illinois University student accused of shooting another student in a campus dorm Tuesday night is in custody in Chicago, university officials confirmed in a Facebook post Wednesday afternoon.
The Public Safety Advisory Committee and the Independent Review Committee are comprised of students, faculty, and staff from across the University of Utah and are designed to ensure a broad representation of constituents are included in public safety decision-making.
Two people died and six others were injured in a shooting early Sunday morning blocks away from Rutgers University.
Campus police at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee are increasing patrols for large off-campus parties in an effort to stop large gatherings before they happen during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski blistered East High School administrators to take necessary measures to stop hazing younger students.
All University of Utah police officers and command staff participated in an implicit bias training presented by Fair and Impartial Policing.
Baylor students, in Waco Texas, have been told to shelter in place for four days due to a COVID-19 outbreak. The students live in Martin Hall dorm and are being asked to stay at home after more than 20 students tested positive for coronavirus.
Additional security staff have been added at The University of Notre Dame COVID-19 quarantine sites after some students violated safety protocols. Apparently the students left off-campus apartments and hotels.
Many of the CDC’s guidelines can be met through the use of technology, and schools should be investing in and implementing technology solutions that not only helps them adhere to CDC guidelines this fall, but bolsters their overall school safety now and in the future.
School re-openings are causing a great deal of concern for students and faculty across the nation.
A fire at a Jewish center on the University of Delaware campus late Tuesday was intentionally set, authorities said Wednesday, though they have not called it a hate crime.
Renovation to the D. H. Hill Library includes Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles to curtail unauthorized entry with improved efficiency
Zyter has deployed five ThermalAlert imaging cameras in a stand-alone configuration, divided among the three facilities.
You better sit down for this. Chicago Public School have voted to “trim” the budget for school resource officers on city K-12 campuses. By more than half, the budget has been sliced from $33 million to $15 million.
Survey shows security and IT professionals want to unify access control credential
New York City public schools are set to reopen on Sept. 10. However, the city’s teachers, principals, and staff say schools are unprepared to reopen and are pressuring Mayor Bill de Blasio to delay the start of in-person instruction by several weeks.
The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department says four suspects are being sought after stealing a vehicle from a parking deck on VCU’s campus.
Portland State University said Thursday its police force will no longer carry guns while patrolling on campus. The decision stems from heightened calls for change to policing policies.
By the numbers, mass shootings on school grounds represent less than 1 percent of overall school violence incidents.
As colleges and K-12 schools plan for classes this fall — online, in classrooms, or a hybrid of both — those that opt for some form of in-person instruction will need to deliver it safely, ever-mindful of the coronavirus that’s still present.
Many years ago, as a college student, my opinion of campus police was entirely negative: campus cops were not real cops; they were the wannabes who couldn’t cut it in municipal agencies.
- By Lt. John M. Weinstein, PhD
With states across the country looking to alternative hospital facilities or pop-up hospitals, college dormitories are among the alternatives being considered.
Paul Steber, a former High Point University student Paul Steber pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm on educational property. The university is located in North Carolina.