School Security


Undercover Evaluation Finds Security Breaches at Chicago Area Schools

Undercover Evaluation Finds Security Breaches at Chicago Area Schools

An undercover evaluation found security breaches at schools in Park Ridge-Niles School District 64.

Lawmaker Calls for Annual School Security Drills

Lawmaker Calls for Annual School Security Drills

Rep. Gary Day is sponsoring legislation requiring school districts to conduct an annual school security drill.

Controlling The Keys

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Controlling The Keys

After a year of in–depth research and testing of many systems, the RJUSD found CyberLock’s access control system to be the solution that best fit the district’s needs, including installation and maintenance.

5 Injured in Mexican Private School Shooting

5 Injured in Mexican Private School Shooting

A 15-year-old shot a teacher, three students and himself.

Knife Attack at Chinese Kindergarten Leaves 11 Injured

Knife Attack at Chinese Kindergarten Leaves 11 Injured

No children received life-threatening injuries.

Extraordinary Protection

Following several high-profile incidents alleging abuse special needs students (including some non-communicative students), and the activism of a number of parent groups in the state of texas, governor greg abbott signed texas senate bill 507, requiring districts to install audio and video surveillance equipment into select special education classrooms when requested.

What You Need To Know

Being in school every day is vital for a student’s success, and with state funding associated with attendance, it is also vital that school districts keep close track of when students are in school and when they are not.

Plan Of Action

As concerns for campus safety rapidly rise within higher education communities, it is important to implement a proactive plan as the first step to acknowledging your security needs.



How Safe Is Your Campus?

Effective campus security consists of more than just a budget line-item and the proverbial “knocking on wood” in today’s day and age.

Class Is In Session

Class Is In Session

Students and the facilities in which they attend classes face more threats in today’s society than at any other point in history.

Leveraging Data

Leveraging Data

Campus security, both in a corporate and higher education setting, can be improved by leveraging data from access control systems to drive future security decisions.

Conquering A Feeding Frenzy

Conquering A Feeding Frenzy

Pensacola christian college (pcc), in northwest florida, is located just off the warm emerald waters of florida’s gulf coast. pcc became a reality in 1974 when 100 students arrived at the college’s one building.

The Building Blocks

Educational institutions face an increasing risk environment. recent high-profile incidents emphasize these risks and magnify the vulnerabilities that educational facilities face. this has led to an increase in public demand for improved security solutions across campuses.

Protecting Outdoor Spaces

Protecting Outdoor Spaces

College and university campuses have hundreds— even thousands—of outdoor acres to secure, from parking lots to exercise trails. however, many of the standard security solutions— locks, access control and intrusion alarms—used to protect the indoor environment have little impact outdoors.

New Solutions To Securing A Campus

At first blush, the concept of bringing military operational and intelligence know-how to campus security may seem strange.

High School Student with Knife on Campus Shot by District Police Officer

High School Student with Knife on Campus Shot by District Police Officer

Police rushed to Hug High School after reports of a knife-wielding student and a shot fired.

Manhunt underway for Suspect Who Shot Two Officers, One Fatally

UPDATE: Americus Suspect Who Shot Two Officers, One Fatally, is Dead

Police responded to a domestic call in Americus, Georgia before being shot upon by the 32-year-old suspect.

High School Protests Pose Unique Security Challenge

High School Protests Pose Unique Security Challenge

High school students around the country are walking out of class in protest of President-elect Donald Trump.

Knowledge Of The District

Knowledge Of The District

While the number of cameras per property varies anywhere from 15 at a smaller elementary up to 80 or more at a larger high school, the Weber School District initially used design tools from Axis to determine an efficient solution now implemented across the board with a simple mix of network cameras.

The Proper Foundation

Wakefield Grammar School Foundation has chosen a complete Tyco Security Products surveillance package that includes Illustra IP cameras and exacqVision network video recorders with exacqVision VMS software and Kantech EntraPass access control system pre-installed.

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