Risk Management


Towson University to Beef Up Security Measures Following Sexual Assaults

Towson University to Beef Up Security Measures Following Sexual Assaults

Towson University wants to prevent more sexual assaults from happening. As a result, officials are planning on hiring more police officers and counselors.

Bipartisan School Safety Bill Would Establish Information Database

Bipartisan School Safety Bill Would Establish Information Database

The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would be managed by the Department of Homeland Security, and include recommendations from professionals on school safety.

Repurposed Fire Hoses Used to Enhance School Safety

Repurposed Fire Hoses Used to Enhance School Safety

Firefighters are repurposing their outdated fire hoses, which normally would be recycled, into something that can be used to prevent intruders from entering classrooms.

Ohio Creates Safety Hub to Prevent School Shootings

Ohio Creates Safety Hub to Prevent School Shootings

Public safety and homeland security officials will work together to scan social media for potential threats and serve as a helping hand to schools if they need help with emergency management plans and training.

South Carolina Student Arrested After Being Found With a Weapon After Making Threats

South Carolina Student Arrested After Being Found With a Weapon After Making Threats

A student was caught with weapons in his backpack after a student overheard him making a threat to shoot up the school.

Kentucky School District Wants to Increase Tax Rate to Pay for State-Mandated Safety Improvements

Kentucky School District Wants to Increase Tax Rate to Pay for State-Mandated Safety Improvements

Kentucky law now requires schools to have certain safety measures in place such as cameras and electric locks. However, the state is not fully funding this initiative causing some school districts to consider raising taxes.

Auburn University Offers Safety Feature That Allows Friends to Walk Virtually Together

Auburn University Offers Safety Feature That Allows Friends to Walk Virtually Together

The app allows students to walk with a friend, family member or student virtually until they reach their destination safely.

classroom door

Bullet-Resistant Doors Installed in New York Area Classrooms

At $2,500 per door, the 150-pound, bullet-resistant doors can prevent any threat from the outside from entering the classroom.



Texas Capitol

Texas Governor Releases Report Detailing Progress on Implementing State School Safety Action Plan

For the last two years, Texas officials have worked together to come up with ways to improve school safety. Legislators made upgrades to the state’s school safety framework and provided funding to ensure all school safety requirements can be effectively implemented.

students using computers

New Tech Program Identifies ‘High Risk Words,’ Potential Threats In Student Communications

A Tennessee district uses the program Gaggle to track and identify suicide and violence threats in communications on the school system.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May June 2020

    May / June 2020

    Featuring:

    • Ensuring Growth
    • Pioneering Integration Services
    • Going Above and Beyond
    • A Campus Challenge

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