Risk Management


Shooting Spree in California Involves Elementary School

UPDATE: Gunman in California Shooting Spree Stopped by Lockdown Procedures

Tehama County Sheriff says five people are dead, including the gunman, following a shooting spree in California.

More Schools Interested in Bulletproof Products

More Schools Interested in Bulletproof Products

As instances of mass shootings increase, particularly at “soft targets,” the interest in bulletproof products increases, with one Florida school now offering bulletproof backpack panels.

Churches Around the Country Revaluate Security Following Church Massacre

Churches Around the Country Reevaluate Security Following Church Massacre

The mass shooting at a South Texas church during services Sunday has many churches across the country reevaluating their security.

Evaluating Campus Security Following California Hostage Situation

Evaluating Campus Security Following California Hostage Situation

The standard campus entry policy at the front desk did not deter him.

Effective And Integrated Mass Notification At The Push Of A Button

Effective And Integrated Mass Notification At The Push Of A Button

With so much of today’s technology relying more and more on the Internet of Things, it does not make sense for schools—or any organization— to invest in a system that can’t connect and integrate with various systems and technologies.

The Importance Of Fire Alarms

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The Importance Of Fire Alarms

This time the alarm did sound, but it was not connected to the local fire department. In fact, not only did the building have no direct connection to fire department, it also had no automatic fire alarm at all.

Time For An Upgrade

Time For An Upgrade

With three hospitals, 15 clinics and 45 buildings, CHA was running about 500 software licenses for access control, and had run out of expansion possibilities.

Ensuring Intelligent Security Operations

Ensuring Intelligent Security Operations

About four years ago, the campus suffered a rash of car break-ins that unnerved faculty and students. In the wake of the crimes, school administrators decided to install a network of video surveillance cameras to augment its security program.



Increasing Security

HighCom Security Services, an Oakland, Calif.-based integrator, oversaw the security upgrades, beginning with a complete risk assessment. The first addition was a facilitywide security camera system.

Bullying No More

Bullying No More

Bullying is not new; however with social media it has become more prevalent. The growth in bullying is making it much more paramount for colleges to be more vigilant in this fight.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - November 2017

    November 2017

    Featuring:

    • The Importance of Fire Alarms
    • Increasing Security
    • Safe Learning
    • Time For An Upgrade
    • Bullying No More

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