Municipal Security


Force Multiplier

Force Multiplier

Port Angeles, located on the U.S.-Canada border, is host to a thriving maritime port and a significant customs entry point into the United States.

Building in Security

Building in Security

A family-oriented municipality with a thriving business environment, the city of Cypress is home to 48,000 residents in North Orange County, Calif.

Protecting the Puppets

The Center for Puppetry Arts commissioned Atlanta’s Operational Security Systems (OSS) to provide security including access control for both phases of the construction project. The challenge included many key components.

Safer Cities

Safe City initiatives are a great way to build an efficient, proactive security posture to enhance safety and propel increased collaboration between city officials, security leaders, law enforcement and first responders.

Eyes On You

Eyes On You

In the world of law enforcement, the subject of body-worn cameras has arguably become the biggest talking point.

A Virtual Gateway

Three years ago, Shrader Engineering had the privilege of designing one of the most unique security concepts in the region for the city of Sugar Land, Texas, Police Department. The security system forms a “virtual gateway” throughout the city.

Getting The Most

Getting The Most

The large geographical area and variety of locations and assets to protect make municipal video surveillance particularly challenging.

Drone Proposal Includes Identification Transmit

Drone Proposal Suggests Identification Transmit

Drone manufacturer, DJI, proposes that drones continually transmit identification.



The Clery Vision

The Clery Vision

Security directors in hospitals and other healthcare settings need to understand pertinent aspects of the Clery Act, and how to partner with colleges and universities to establish, maintain or enhance compliance with this federal law.

Oklahoma Sheriff to Deploy Body Cameras after 2015 Fatal Shooting

Oklahoma Sheriff to Deploy Body Cameras after 2015 Fatal Shooting

In 2015, an ex-deputy shot and killed an unarmed black man.

Inauguration Security: Washington Prepared for Anything

Inauguration Security: Washington Prepared for Anything

Washington D.C. Police along with Secret Service and the FBI have been working to secure the Presidential Inauguration for over a year.

Little Elm Officer Shot and Killed During Standoff

Little Elm Officer Shot and Killed During Standoff

An officer in Little Elm, Texas was killed in a standoff with a gunman.

New Orleans Plans to Boost Security on Bourbon Street

New Orleans Plans to Boost Security on Bourbon Street

Following two shooting incidents that killed one and injured nine more, the city is planning new security measures on Bourbon Street.

Protecting Our Water Supply

Protecting Our Water Supply

Maintaining the security of our nation’s water supplies is serious business. Attacks from a lone vandal to a team of foreign terrorists could, within hours, result in widespread illness or economic disruption.

Tiffany & Co. Holiday Display Still On Amid Security Concerns

Tiffany & Co. Holiday Display Still On Amid Security Concerns

Tiffany & Co. sits on the same street as Trump Tower.

Turn On The Lights

Turn On The Lights

Most security professionals have acquired important video only to see that the resulting footage is over or under exposed because the camera is unable to adapt to the challenging light environment.

Tornado Tracking

Tornado Tracking

April 28, 2014, stands out in the memory of the residents of northern Mississippi as a violent F4 Tornado left a wake of major damage killing 10 people and injuring more than 80.

A Wing and A Prayer

A Wing and A Prayer

Nearly 3,000 members, plus parents and children from the community, use the Bartlett United Methodist Church in Bartlett, Tenn, as their home base for worship services, preschool and recreational activities.

Justice Department: Baltimore PD Regularly Violated Constitutional Rights

Justice Department: Baltimore PD Regularly Violated Constitutional Rights

The U.S. Department of Justice found the Baltimore Police Department was using excessive force, violating constitutional rights and frequently stopping African Americans.

FBI Releases Aerial Surveillance Footage of Baltimore Protests

FBI Releases Aerial Surveillance Footage of Baltimore Protests

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released hours of surveillance footage from the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray.

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