Municipal Security


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.

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.

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.

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.



Alabama Councilman Calls for Increased Security at Park Following Shooting

Alabama Councilman Calls for Increased Security at Park Following Shooting

Mobile, Ala., Councilman Fred Richardson calls for increased security at Sage Park following a shooting Friday night.

Kentucky City Hall Protects Employees with Security Enclosure

Kentucky City Hall Protects Employees with Security Enclosure

A clear, protective enclosure is being installed this week in the first-floor lobby of Owensboro City Hall as a precautionary measure to protect citizen-service representatives.

Colorado Mosques Increase Security in Wake of New Zealand Attack

Colorado Mosques Increase Security in Wake of New Zealand Attack

A terror attack targeting Muslims in New Zealand has prompted mosques in Colorado to increase their security indefinitely.

Committee Recommends Security Upgrades for Connecticut Library

Committee Recommends Security Upgrades for Connecticut Library

The Capital Improvements Project Committee recommends $52,500 in security upgrades for Somers Public Library

Austin Police Plans to Beef Up Security after Weekend of Violent Incidents

Austin Police Plans to Beef Up Security after Weekend of Violent Incidents

Austin Police Department plans to beef up downtown security following South by Southwest festival weekend that included five shootings, two crashes involving pedestrians and a suspicious death

California PD Implements Surveillance Camera Registry Mapping System

California PD Implements Surveillance Camera Registry Mapping System

In an effort to deter crime and expedite investigations, the Santa Maria Police Department invites residents to register their home surveillance cameras, and maps the location of every registered camera in the city

Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City, Mo., is stepping up security for this week’s Big 12 Conference men’s basketball tournament

Denver Adds Concrete Barriers in Front of City and County Building

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Denver Adds Concrete Barriers in Front of City and County Building

New security barriers have been placed in front of Denver’s City and County building in response to recent security scares

New York Safety Officials Collaborate to Secure Large-Scale Events

New York Safety Officials Collaborate to Secure Large-Scale Events

Safety officials from the Oswego area are collaborating to increase security for large-scale events

Tokyo to Install 22,000 Security Cameras on Metro in Advance of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo to Install 22,000 Security Cameras on Metro in Advance of 2020 Olympics

East Japan Railway Co., or JR East, plans to install about 22,000 security cameras as part of efforts to increase public safety and security before the 2020 Olympics

California City Hires Private Security Guards to Patrol Parks

California City Hires Private Security Guards to Patrol Parks

According to officials, the need for more patrols at local parks was putting too much stress on the Fresno Police Department. The city chose to hire private security to decrease the demand on Fresno PD.

Louisiana Prison to Undergo $1 Million Security Upgrade

Louisiana Prison to Undergo $1 Million Security Upgrade

Bossier, La. maximum-security prison to undergo sweeping security upgrades

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2019

    November/December 2019

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