Perimeter Security


New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.

Developing Effective Lockdown Procedures

Developing Effective Lockdown Procedures

Campus lockdown procedures, much like other emergency response and disaster preparedness measures, are critical to the safe and secure operation of a school campus.

Why, Where And When To Retrofit

Why, Where and When to Retrofit

As the push for connected campuses advances, many facilities are looking to upgrade their security systems from mechanical to electronic access control.

Securing Classrooms: Integrating The First Unified Security System

Securing Classrooms: Integrating the First Unified Security System

With gun violence now a reality in school corridors and classrooms, officials are faced with the significant, yet daunting, task of ensuring that students, faculty and staff are secure in what traditionally has been considered a safe environment.

Bridging The Gap

Bridging the Gap

When searching for a new access control provider, Townsend cited the security of students and protection of facilities as two of the biggest challenges the new system needed to manage.

Four Tips For Developing Effective Campus Security

Four Tips for Developing Effective Campus Security

People who studied education most likely have no formal training in the security field, yet now they are expected to make expert decisions about campus security.

Schools Are Investing In Face Recognition. Will It Make Campuses Safer?

Schools are Investing in Face Recognition. Will It Make Campuses Safer?

Education Week’s log of school shootings reveals at least 13 incidents in 2018 so far, with 97 people killed or injured. How do we stop this unending cycle of violence?

Maryland School District Adding Security Vestibules to Boost Safety

Maryland School District Adding Security Vestibules to Boost Safety

Maryland schools are adding security vestibules to better manage visitors.



The Most Effective Detection Technology

The Most Effective Detection Technology

Michigan State University and Notre Dame are fierce competitors, but off the field, they are among university police departments nationwide who join forces by employing specially trained Vapor Wake K-9s with one goal: keeping campuses safe.

Illinois School Districts Increasing Campus Security

Illinois School Districts Increasing Campus Security

Since the fatal Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., some school districts in the Fox Valley region of Illinois are increasing security at their campuses. According to officials, some of the security upgrades were already in motion, but the Parkland shooting has heightened the focus on student safety.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - August 2018

    August 2018

    Featuring:

    • How To Select The Best Mass Notification System For Your Campus
    • Why, Where and When To Retrofit
    • Four Tips For Developing Effective Campus Security
    • Three Pillars Of Visitor Management

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