Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed legislation earlier this month that will allow Briarwood Presbyterian Church to hire its own police force.
Tulane University will begin using Everbridge as its emergency alert system June 28.
Officials at Cincinnati Public Schools are debuting a new anti-bullying program that will begin next school year.
The BayCare Health System of hospitals in Florida has increased security measures at most of its facilities now, including metal detector screenings.
Cameras have been installed at the entrances and exits of University of Central Florida to scan the license plates of cars on campus and check them against law enforcement databases, officials announced Thursday.
The Mamaroneck School District is beefing up security after a number of alleged threats made recently toward Hommocks Middle School.
The Douglas Mental Health University Institute has assembled a task force to look at ways to increase safety and security at the facility.
Westfield Public Schools is implementing extra security measures through the end of the school year following the arrest last week of an armed man outside of Tamaques Elementary School.
Corpus Christi Independent School District is adding extra security measures to the entrances of its middle and elementary school campuses this summer.
Churches in Central Louisiana are working to increase their security and safety measures following at least one threat to a local church and increased threats to houses of worship nationwide.
Buncombe County Schools will be the first school district in the U.S. to test a new student safety app designed to help school officials more effectively help students with health or behavioral needs.
At least two post-secondary campuses in Toronto, Ontario, were evacuated Tuesday morning as law enforcement investigated bomb threats to multiple city schools. One campus was reopened quickly after it was determined to be safe.
Mitchell High School has added a new security system to all exterior doors of its building.
An audit of New York City schools released by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that some city schools are unprepared for a shooting or other emergency situations.
Rancocas Valley Regional High School has been testing weapon detection software made by former U.S. Navy SEALS in hopes it could reduce the chance of a school shooting incident.
The Fouke School District is adding a police dog to its staff as part of school security upgrades, thanks to a partnership with Miller County Prosecuting Attorney Stephanie Barrett.
The Safe2Tell program, which allows students to anonymously report school safety concerns in Colorado, received a record number of tips this May.
Chadron Public Schools is updating its outdated security system this summer to a more efficient, multi-platform framework.
The Little Rock School District is upgrading its camera system, replacing 1,326 cameras throughout the district.
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) plan to install a new lockdown lighting system, which will include lights on the exterior of the buildings that flash during a lockdown to indicate that people outside should not enter the building.
The Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education is planning to pilot test an incident management platform that is designed to help prepare schools for an emergency.
Last Wednesday, teachers at Allegany-Limestone Elementary School were given buckets full of medical supplies and other materials that would help secure their classroom in the event of an active-shooter incident.
Five Bergen County districts will be pilot-testing a school safety app before it’s rolled out to the rest of the district’s campuses in September.
In light of recent attacks on houses of worship, the Potter County Sheriff’s Office has added local churches to its Sunday patrols.
After a survey revealed that almost 200 Florida schools have not had armed security as required by state law, members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission are urging the Florida Department of Education to “name names and name people” who aren’t compliant.
Legislators in the Pennsylvania Senate proposed June 3 a $10 million grant program to help faith-based institutions improve their security.
The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the Daviess County Public Schools District to host active shooter response training sessions to about 100 DCPS staff members Tuesday.
The Fairfield City School District is expanding the presence of police officers in its schools by adding an officer to each of its secondary schools starting next year.
The McHenry County Mental Health Board is collaborating with 17 school districts in August to train instructors on how to identify and help students who are experiencing mental health problems.
Accidental discharge of a small pepper spray device led to the evacuation of the cafeteria at Easton Area Middle School on Monday. The pepper spray wasn’t deployed on purpose, according to school officials.