The state, the School Board and the Sheriff's department battle over funds for school security.
Gov. Rick Snyder is recommending $20 million to help schools upgrade their security.
Several companies at ISC West are dedicated to bringing safety and security to campuses across the country.
In two weeks, the medical center will begin using the Cuddles Infant Protection System, a computerized monitoring system that includes elastic tracking bands placed around the arms or ankles of all new babies. The tracking bands broadcast alarm signals if removed incorrectly or if the infant is taken too close to an exit.
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.
If the user is walking late at night, they can set a “Safety Timer” for the amount of time they expect to be walking and alert “guardians” — which users can set as a partner, friend, parent, or even the police — of their destination and expected arrival time.
With the seemingly endless increase in school and workplace shootings and other violent incidents, businesses, organizations, and campuses are taking a hard look at their security systems and the safety measures they have in place now more than ever.
Florida Atlantic University (FAU), a leading research institution with its own medical college and 180 degree programs, is constantly growing and changing—and so its security platform needs to keep up with managing the latest developments on campus.
Campus security has always and will continue to be one of the most important verticals in the security industry. While many K-12, higher education, medical and worship campuses have boosted their policies, protocols and physical security as a result of tragic incidents on campuses across the country, the fact of the matter is: campus security is always evolving.
The greatest nightmare of an evacuation coordinator is to finish the evacuation before all employees reach the assembly point. Such disasters can be prevented with RFID UHF technology because it gives complete knowledge on the location of every person that needs to be evacuated at any time of the work day.