Facility Security


Indiana Synagogue Increases Security, Prepares for the Worst

Indiana Synagogue Increases Security, Prepares for the Worst

The Congregation at Indiana's Shaarey Tefilla Synagogue partners with Indiana State Police to train for an active shooter.

Intense Security Measures at Marijuana Dispensaries Following Incident

Intense Security Measures at Marijuana Dispensaries Following Incident

Marijuana dispensaries secure their facilities and employees for all possible scenarios.

Tennessee Justice Center Gets Security Upgrades

Tennessee Justice Center Gets Security Upgrades

Justice Center in Tennessee is continuing the work to create a more secure facility.

Michigan Church Incident Leads to More Efficient Security

Michigan Church Incident Leads to More Efficient Security

An incident that resulted in cancelled Sunday services leads to more effective security and advice from local police.

California Mall Employs Security Robot

California Mall Employs Security Robot

A security robot will start patrolling a California mall to increase security and customer relations.

Florida Hospital Upgrades Security, Ensures Safety of Patients

Florida Hospital Upgrades Security, Ensures Safety of Patients

The hospital recently began phasing in additional security measures, including reducing the number of entry points.

New York Hospital to Increase Emergency Department Security

New York Hospital to Increase Emergency Department Security

RRH officials said security will be increased in multiple areas of the emergency department, including the addition of more staff and a metal detector.

California County Board Adds Metal Detectors to Increase Security

California County Board Adds Metal Detectors to Increase Security

A metal detector will now greet visitors to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors chambers as part of a new, broader security policy intended to boost safety.



Utah Synagogue Trains for Active Shooter Following Pittsburgh Mass Shooting

Utah Synagogue Trains for Active Shooter Following Pittsburgh Mass Shooting

Congregants at the largest Jewish synagogue in Utah participate in active shooter training.

Houston Hospital Unveils Security Robot

Houston Hospital Unveils Security Robot

The largest hospital in Houston, Texas is increasing security with the addition of two security robots.

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Staff Outfitted with Personal Alarms

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Staff Outfitted with Personal Alarms

he alarms act as a personal security device and emit a loud noise when triggered.

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Million by 2022

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Billion by 2022

The physical security equipment market will see an increase in the next few years, largely due to threats and terrorism around the world.

Niagara Falls Hospital Looks to Beef Up Security

Niagara Falls Hospital Looks to Beef Up Security

The Niagara Falls Hospital is condensing points of entry and investing in visitor management.

Penn State Medical Center to Arm Security Guards

Penn State Medical Center to Arm Security Guards

These new safety and security measures come in light of an increase in violence against nurses and health care workers on the job. This year, Penn State Health has seen two violent incidents.

Winnipeg Hospital Increases After-Hours Security

Winnipeg Hospital Increases After-Hours Security

Manitoba's largest hospital is restricting after-hours visitors in an effort to increase security.

AI-Powered Robot to Patrol Japanese Train Station

AI-Powered Robot to Patrol Japanese Train Station

A new prototype of security robot will begin to patrol a Japanese train station in order to train for 2020 Olympic Games.

Security Guard Shoots Intruder at Washington D.C. News Station

Security Guard Shoots Intruder at Washington D.C. News Station

A burglary suspect was shot by a security guard after forcefully making his way inside the lobby of a news station.

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

The barriers were added as part of the newspaper’s efforts to increase security amid heightened hostility toward the media.

Security Breach at Wisconsin National Guard Unit

Security Breach at Wisconsin National Guard Unit

A security breach at a Wisconsin National Guard Unit prompted a lockdown and three arrests.

Securing the Supreme Court

Securing the Supreme Court

Who protects the Court and its inhabitants?

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    7 Ways You Can Secure a High-Traffic Commercial Security Gate  

    Your commercial security gate is one of your most powerful tools to keep thieves off your property. Without a security gate, your commercial perimeter security plan is all for nothing. Read Now

  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • The Power of a Layered Approach to Safety

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown. Read Now

  • How a Security System Can Enhance Arena Safety and the Fan Experience

    Ensuring guests have both a memorable experience and a safe one is no small feat for your physical security team. Stadiums, ballparks, arenas, and other large event venues are increasingly leveraging new technologies to transform the fan experience and maintain a high level of security. The goal is to preserve the integrity and excitement of the event while enhancing security and remaining “behind the scenes.” Read Now

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  • HD2055 Modular Barricade

    Delta Scientific’s electric HD2055 modular shallow foundation barricade is tested to ASTM M50/P1 with negative penetration from the vehicle upon impact. With a shallow foundation of only 24 inches, the HD2055 can be installed without worrying about buried power lines and other below grade obstructions. The modular make-up of the barrier also allows you to cover wider roadways by adding additional modules to the system. The HD2055 boasts an Emergency Fast Operation of 1.5 seconds giving the guard ample time to deploy under a high threat situation. 3

  • Luma x20

    Luma x20

    Snap One has announced its popular Luma x20 family of surveillance products now offers even greater security and privacy for home and business owners across the globe by giving them full control over integrators’ system access to view live and recorded video. According to Snap One Product Manager Derek Webb, the new “customer handoff” feature provides enhanced user control after initial installation, allowing the owners to have total privacy while also making it easy to reinstate integrator access when maintenance or assistance is required. This new feature is now available to all Luma x20 users globally. “The Luma x20 family of surveillance solutions provides excellent image and audio capture, and with the new customer handoff feature, it now offers absolute privacy for camera feeds and recordings,” Webb said. “With notifications and integrator access controlled through the powerful OvrC remote system management platform, it’s easy for integrators to give their clients full control of their footage and then to get temporary access from the client for any troubleshooting needs.” 3

  • ResponderLink

    ResponderLink

    Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), an Alarm.com company and a global leader in gunshot detection solutions, has introduced ResponderLink, a groundbreaking new 911 notification service for gunshot events. ResponderLink completes the circle from detection to 911 notification to first responder awareness, giving law enforcement enhanced situational intelligence they urgently need to save lives. Integrating SDS’s proven gunshot detection system with Noonlight’s SendPolice platform, ResponderLink is the first solution to automatically deliver real-time gunshot detection data to 911 call centers and first responders. When shots are detected, the 911 dispatching center, also known as the Public Safety Answering Point or PSAP, is contacted based on the gunfire location, enabling faster initiation of life-saving emergency protocols. 3