Municipal Security


Beale Street Security Questioned Following Rowdy Weekend

Beale Street Security Questioned Following Rowdy Weekend

Dangerously large crowds at Memphis' famous Beale Street led to road closures and arrests over the weekend.

1 Hurt in Shooting on Arkansas Children’s Hospital Campus

1 Hurt in Shooting on Arkansas Children’s Hospital Campus

One person was shot in the leg Monday morning in what authorities described as a random shooting on the campus of the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

City Recovers Slowly Following Ransomeware Attack

City Recovers Slowly Following Ransomeware Attack

Baltimore has been inching closer to restoring computer systems after a ransomeware attack on May 7.

Utah Considering Hidden Security Measures for Sundance Film Festival

Utah Considering Hidden Security Measures for Sundance Film Festival

A new technology that can covertly detect weapons is being considered by Utah officials to secure large events and public spaces.

Eight Percent of Baltimore

Eight Percent of Baltimore's Surveillance Cameras Don't Work

Fifty-nine surveillance cameras in Baltimore's network of 744 cameras don't function correctly, according to police.

Chicago Police Increase Security at Jewish Institutions After Attempted Arson at Two Synagogues

Chicago Police Increase Security at Jewish Institutions After Attempted Arson at Two Synagogues

Chicago Police are increasing security at Jewish schools and synagogues after an attempted arson attack and vandalism at city synagogues, officials said.

Eiffel Tower Closed Evacuated after Man Spotted Climbing

Eiffel Tower Closed, Evacuated after Man Spotted Climbing

Officials closed the Eiffel Tower Monday afternoon and began evacuating visitors after a man was spotted climbing the tower.

Security for Ramadan Increased in Response to Recent Attacks on Religious Institutions

Security for Ramadan Increased in Response to Recent Attacks on Religious Institutions

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed State Police to increase their presence near houses of worship across the state as Muslims prepare for the holy month of Ramadan.



D.C. Metro Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

D.C. Metro Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

The inspector general believes D.C.'s transportation system is at a higher risk of cybersecurity attacks.

San Francisco BART Approves LPR Technology

San Francisco BART Approves LPR Technology

The readers will record license plate information of vehicles inside BART parking lots when they enter and leave

Eight Injured After Driver Intentionally Drove into Crowd in California

Eight Injured After Driver Intentionally Drove into Crowd in California

A driver intentionally plowed into pedestrians in California and injured eight people, according to police.

Steel Bollards Added to Memphis

Steel Bollards Added to Memphis' Beale Street

Four sets of steel bollards have been installed on Memphis' iconic Beale Street as part of a safety improvement plan.

Public Safety Cameras Aid Chattanooga Police in Investigations

Public Safety Cameras Aid Chattanooga Police in Investigations

The Chattanooga Police Department has 29 public safety cameras located around the city and plans to add more.

Almost 300 Killed in Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka

Almost 300 Killed in Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka

Almost 300 people were killed and hundreds more were wounded in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in a series of coordinated attacks that struck three churches and three hotels.

Public Safety, Security a Priority for Boston Marathon

Public Safety, Security a Priority for Boston Marathon

Officials said there are no credible threats against this year’s Boston Marathon, but they are prepared for anything and everything.

Bay Area Jewish Institutions Receive $825,000 in Federal Security Grants

Bay Area Jewish Institutions Receive $825,000 in Federal Security Grants

Multiple synagogues and Jewish institutions in Sacramento and the Bay Area have each received federal grants of as much as $150,000 for security.

Tennessee City Reviews New Security Measures to Protect Citizens

Tennessee City Reviews New Security Measures to Protect Citizens

The City of Kingston is reviewing security measures such as security cameras, locks and bulletproof glass to protect city buildings.

Helping Those in Need

In the United States, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner, equating to more than 10 million in a single year.

Florida Sheriff’s Office Needs More Deputies to Protect and Patrol

Florida Sheriff’s Office Needs More Deputies to Protect and Patrol

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office in Fla., needs to add at least 40 more deputies to keep up with calls for service, according to the sheriff.

San Diego Area Mosques Tighten Security After Arson Sunday

San Diego Area Mosques Tighten Security After Arson Sunday

San Diego’s mosques have tightened security following an arson attack at a mosque in Escondido, Calif., early Sunday morning.

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