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AlertMedia Mobile App Launches New Features to Protect Hybrid Workforce

Emergency communications provider AlertMedia recently announced the release of mobile app features designed to keep workers safe wherever they are in the world. As offices reopen, business travel resumes, and offices experiment with hybrid work environments, the app can help keep dispersed workers connected and informed about threats to safety and security anywhere around the globe.

Guardian System Merges Gunshot Detection, Mass Notification Technologies

Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), a gunshot detection provider, and Singlewire Software, a mass notification service provider, have partnered to create a new product meant to increase public safety during an active shooter event. The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System can both detect gunshots within a space and immediately broadcast an emergency notification to the building’s occupants through multiple media including audio broadcast systems, desktop alerts, digital signs, mobile devices, and email.



Teenager Dies After Shooting Outside Texas High School

A teenage boy has died two days after a shooting outside Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas.

STEM School Shooter Testifies During Accused Accomplice’s Trial

A convicted school shooter gave his first public testimony on Tuesday, June 8, during the murder trial of his accused accomplice. The May 7, 2019, shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colo., left one student dead and eight injured.

Florida Districts Select CENTEGIX to Meet New Requirements

As Florida schools take steps to meet the requirements of Alyssa’s Alert in time for the upcoming academic year, many are turning to the CENTEGIX CrisisAlert safety solution, which was recommended by the Florida Department of Education in February. Alyssa’s Law, named in honor of Parkland shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff, requires Florida public and charter schools to have a panic system that can be activated via mobile device.

Shooting at Graduation Party Leaves 3 Dead

A shooting at a graduation party in Kendall, Fla., on Sunday saw three people killed and five more injured, according to the Miami-Dade Police Department.

Reducing Response Time

Reducing Response Time

Some of the greatest challenges to campus security include the monitoring of multiple buildings and gathering areas, coupled with tracking the frequent comings and goings of students, staff and visitors through many open access points throughout the campus.

Protecting Hospital Visitors

When a Mercedes-Benz SUV plowed into another unsuspecting vehicle and shot through the lobby of the emergency room in Atlanta's Piedmont Hospital’s last June, four people were injured and one died.

Teenagers, Parent Enter Classroom to Assault Student, Say Authorities

Authorities say that six students and one mother entered a Greensboro, N.C., high school on Tuesday, May 25, to target and beat up a 14-year-old student. The mother faces charges of first-degree trespassing and inciting a riot.

Aeroturn Makes The Grade During Global Pandemic

Aeroturn Makes The Grade During Global Pandemic

eroturn continues to lead the way in perimeter protection solutions even through a global pandemic.

Protecting Digital Data

Protecting Digital Data

While the debate regarding the opening of many schools continues, it looks as if distance learning and school administration will continue to some degree.

Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide

While the digital divide has long been a problem for educators, the pandemic brought the issue to the forefront as schools began implementing distance learning models.

Vaccinations Ramp Up

Vaccinations Ramp Up

Protecting drugs, medications and supplies within a healthcare setting is a vital assignment.

Streamline Your Security Process

Streamline Your Security Process

Campus security has become more complex over the last decade.

A Safe Return

As the nation’s colleges and universities prepare for Fall 2021, healthcare experts off er cautious optimism for better days ahead amid the pandemic. Yet, COVID-19-related challenges remain, and may for some time.

Former Officer Receives Life in Prison for Sexual Assault of Minor

Last week, a former school resource officer from Kansas City, Kan., was sentenced to life in prison for “child sex crimes and rape,” according to a news release from the Kansas Attorney General's office.

Preparing Your Campus

Preparing Your Campus

Creating a safe and secure learning environment has always been a top priority for campus security professionals and administrators, but it becomes more and more complex with the constantly changing landscape.

Be Prepared

Be Prepared

One of the biggest challenges for any campus is providing a safe environment for students to live and learn.

Creating Flexible Treatment Spaces

Creating Flexible Treatment Spaces

Teaching hospitals and emergency medicine residency programs face a variety of challenges in treating behavioral health patients.

Changing of the Guard

Campus Security & Life Safety (CSLS) magazine has always been close to my heart and has a mission like no other.

The Classroom Advantage

The Classroom Advantage

The University of Louisiana Monroe has partnered with Trox, an education technology solutions company, to install a state-of-the-art active learning classroom for its College of Pharmacy.

The Role of Audio

Buildings – they are the places where we live, work and play.

A Growing Need

The pandemic has intensified concerns about student mental health and well-being.

How Technology Can Help Address Student Health Threats Earlier

When it comes to how to best protect students, it’s common for people focus on increasing building security and safety. However, people often don’t realize the very real threat of medical emergencies that occur in schools.

Student Reportedly Stabs Teacher at Russian High School

A 17-year-old tenth grade student reportedly attacked a physics teacher with a knife in the Russian city of Berezniki, east of Moscow. Authorities were conducting what they called an attempted murder investigation as of Friday morning.

E-Ciagrette use

Vaping Detection Methods Sought to Curb Youth Nicotine Use

Youth vaping, or e-cigarette use, has risen significantly in recent years, even as rates of other types of nicotine use by youth have fallen. The lack of proven nicotine-use cessation options for youth makes prevention critically important. Detection is a central part of prevention, since youth tend to hide vape use from parents, teachers, and other adults. Promising new vaping detection technology being developed may hold the key for reducing youth e-cigarette use rates in schools.

Department of Homeland Security

As Pandemic Wanes, DHS Warns of Potential Extremist Attacks

On Friday, May 14, the Department of Homeland Security released a National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin suggesting that as pandemic-related restrictions begin to ease, violent extremist groups may take the opportunity to strike.

SUNY, CUNY Systems to Require Students to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

On Monday, May 10, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all students returning to SUNY (State University of New York) and CUNY (City University of New York) campuses for in-person learning this fall will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

School Shooting in Russia Kills at Least 9

A mass shooting at a Russian school has left at least nine dead and 20 injured. At School No. 175 in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, about 500 miles east of Moscow, a gunman opened fire on Tuesday morning before being taken into police custody.

G2 Visual Alerts

Galaxy Next Generation Releases G2 Visual Alerts for Schools

Galaxy Next Generation, Inc., a provider of interactive learning technology solutions, has launched G2 Visual Alerts, a feature that enables users to send a message—both text and image—to any device in a school district.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May June 2021

    May / June 2021

    Featuring:

    • Reducing Response Time
    • The Classroom Advantage
    • Preparing Your Campus
    • Protecting Digital Data

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