On the campuses of Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz., a new security force has been out on patrol, learning the ropes before students return to campus full time. An egg-shaped security robot on wheels has been placed into service to act as a mobile security camera, emergency call box, first-alarm-raiser, and more.
On the campus of John A. Logan College in Carterville, Ill., students installed six emergency call boxes as part of a student-led initiative.
Among the advanced security technologies available to address a campus’ needs are body-worn cameras, video with analytics, and touch-less access control solutions. Here’s how they benefit a college or university campus.
On Saturday, Feb. 20, a University of Arizona student was shot and killed in an on-campus parking garage. The Tucson Police Department is currently investigating the death as a homicide. As students returned to campus on Monday, their attention turned to how campus security and safety measures could prevent another similar incident.
With more than 100,000 schools closing in the United States, Americans recognize the need for safer learning environments.
Classic emergency mass notification systems (EMNS) focus on fast and reliable messaging to inform people of dangerous situations.
Campus safety is one of the largest issues facing universities. In 2014, more than 27,000 criminal incidents were reported at public and private universities across the United States*.
Carroll County Public Schools in Maryland has outfitted its entire fleet of 311 school buses with new safety technology to help reduce cars from illegally passing buses when they are stopped.
It has been 13 years since e-cigarettes first entered the market. While the first generation resembled a cigarette, these devices now come in a sleek and high-tech design that is often able to be hidden in broad daylight.
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