By Ellie Randall
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.
By Jeff Perri
When the Central Arkansas' Riverview School District recently agreed to invest in a new access control system to secure the Junior/Senior High School campus, Rutledge was determined to install a solution to encompass the campus’s entire 150,000 square feet of space, spanning multiple buildings, while providing ease of access to teachers, administrators, maintenance and custodial staff.
By Bret McGowan
The past decade has seen a cultural shift, where concerns over personal privacy have gradually taken a back seat to those of security.
By Lance Holloway
Security professionals are faced with several challenges in today’s highly technical environment on campuses.
By James Marcella
The Rock Hill School District in South Carolina was looking to upgrade its video surveillance system while aligning with its efforts to save energy.
By Neil Lakomiak
Ensuring a safe learning environment is one of the top priorities of parents, teachers, faculty and administrators.
By Paul Kong
The Everett Public School District information technology department was asked to design a modern security system that would serve the district’s current needs, be cost effective and handle future expansion.
By Jessica Davis
Boon Edam Trilock Side Gates are used on the other side of the main desk for dedicated egress, including access for those with special needs or the passage of dollies or carts.
By Greg Hamm
It’s no secret that terrorist groups have called on followers to use trucks, in particular, to attack crowds. Campuses across the nation are responding.
By Jumbi Edulbehram
It is no secret that the occurrence of violence in schools is a very real-world concern. A growing number of incidents in K-12 schools as well as on college campuses have made going to school more of a safety concern than a pain.
By Jennifer Hackenburg
Today, university campus applications offer many challenges for a surveillance dealer with student and faculty safety being paramount. Add in the complexities of an urban setting, integral public parks and student housing, and no barriers separating students from the greater community.
By Sydny Shepard
Training for an active shooter situation can be the difference between a brief disturbance on campus and a mass shooting.
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.
I don’t have any kids of my own, but I do have twin sisters that are 17 years old. The school shootings that have plagued campuses across the country have become a topic of regular conversation for me and my sisters.
By Karolina Kozlowska, PhD.
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.
By Jason Ouellette
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.
By Patrick V. Fiel Sr., Sydny Shepard
In light of the recent tragedies on campuses, many government officials and organizations have been calling for increased security on educational campuses. Perhaps one of the most controversial security measures to surface is the idea of arming teachers on campuses.