Two Dallas school districts received threats of violence recently following a shooting at Allen Premium Outlets over the weekend in Dallas, Texas, according to local news.
An investigative documentary about the 2018 murder of a University of Utah student athlete is set to premiere on ESPN+ on Tuesday, March 28, according to ESPN.
As security professionals, we have an immense responsibility to protect people, places, and things across many different sectors. This responsibility feels especially crucial in K–12 schools. Fortifying them against emerging threats while still maintaining a nurturing learning environment is complex, challenging, and ever-evolving.
Campus safety is currently at the forefront of discussion within the security industry. With repeated, widely publicized incidents, it’s a topic that’s garnered calls for change across the nation and sparked ongoing debate.
Athena Security recently launched a new software that helps law enforcement officers report incidents and analyze data related to violence in healthcare facilities, according to a news release.
IPVideo recently announced the launch of the Sentry ERS Lockdown and Emergency Response System, custom-built for use in schools and campus environments, according to a news release.
Five years ago today, February 14, 2018, an expelled student entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and fatally shot 14 students, 3 staff members, and injured 17. It became the deadliest high school shooting in United States history.
In an ideal world, one touch would be all it takes for a teacher to alert school safety teams that they are in danger. However, the reality is that teachers often must be in a specific place to press a button or must remember a series of steps to activate an alert.
Physical security decisions come down to two categories: Thou shalt and thou should. We must bear this in mind as we create safe havens across our campuses and schools.
Officials from the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest school district in the country, have confirmed that the district was hit with a cyberattack over Labor Day weekend, according to national news.
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