Physical Security


Florida District Reviews Security and Safety Improvements Made Following Parkland Shooting

Florida District Reviews Security and Safety Improvements Made Following Parkland Shooting

According to St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent Wayne Gent, schools now have a single entrance point, and larger campuses have changed the way students access the campus. All fences are being raised to at least 6 feet high and visitor protocol stricter.

Tennessee District Adding Protective Coating to School Doors and Windows

Tennessee District Adding Protective Coating to School Doors and Windows

"[…] We're always looking for ways that we can increase the difficulty and increase the amount of time that it might take someone to breach those areas, so by putting this coating on those glass surfaces, it does provide a more secure area,", Assistant Superintendent Andy True said.



Michigan Schools Receive Grants to Increase Security, Safety

Michigan Schools Receive Grants to Increase Security, Safety

“There’s no question that the process has strengthened the planning and the person-to-person relationships of all agencies that would be involved in school safety and security,” said Paul Haley, emergency management coordinator for Trenton Public Schools.

Nebraskan High School Installs Security Doors

Nebraskan High School Installs Security Doors

“These new doors are heavy, they’re solid, they’re fire-rated and the windows are security glass,” Principal Jordan Engle said.

Missouri High School Installs 44 New Classroom Doors for Safety

Missouri High School Installs 44 New Classroom Doors for Safety

"In some of these older schools, like our high school was built in 1934, it is a beautiful building, but back in 1934, a lot of our doors were not really built at the time when safety and security was probably at the foremost of someone's attention,” Superintendent Susan Johnson said.

In Case You Missed It: The Top Campus Security & Life Safety Stories from 2018

In Case You Missed It: The Top Campus Security & Life Safety Stories from 2018

We've collected the top Campus Security & Life Safety stories published in our print issues this year.

Grants Help Michigan Police and School District Upgrade Campus Safety

Grants Help Michigan Police and School District Upgrade Campus Safety

The Shepherd Police Department recently accepted a grant of more than $82,000 from the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, which will go toward putting trauma kits in 540 Isabella County classrooms.

Nevada School District Considers Safety Recommendations

Nevada School District Considers Safety Recommendations

The district’s safety measures were evaluated by an advisory council that included police officers, community members and CCSD staff. The list of recommendations was released Tuesday, and Superintendent Jesus Jara decided which suggestions the district should implement immediately.

Kentucky College Invests in Security System

Kentucky College Invests in Security System

"We would be considered a soft target," ECTC’s Brent Holsclaw told WDRB. "So what we have to do is, we have to prepare ourselves."

UC Davis Installing More Emergency Call Stations

UC Davis Installing More Emergency Call Stations

Each of the new call stations is easily accessible by patrol car, allowing police officers quick access to help those who make the calls. The phones in the new call stations will connect with police dispatch via the internet.

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