Municipal Security


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.

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.

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



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

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

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

Addressing Heightened Threats

Addressing Heightened Threats

The attack on a Jewish institution comes amidst unprecedented year-over-year increases in anti-Semitic incidents and hate crimes directed against the Jewish community in North America.

Baton Rouge Subdivision Increases Security After Murder

Baton Rouge Subdivision Increases Security After Murder

The Sherwood Forest subdivision in Baton Rouge, La., is increasing security following a murder in the area. Last month, a 57-year-old woman was shot and killed while dropping off a friend in the neighborhood and the killer is still at large, according to the police.

Jacksonville to Upgrade Surveillance with High-Tech Crime Fighting Tools

Jacksonville to Upgrade Surveillance with High-Tech Crime Fighting Tools

Jacksonville, Fla. is looking to upgrade their surveillance with advanced technology such as gunshot detection.

Minneapolis Police Considering Purchasing Super Bowl LII Surveillance Cameras

Minneapolis Police Considering Purchasing Super Bowl LII Surveillance Cameras

MPD is looking into purchasing the surveillance cameras Verizon installed for the Super Bowl over a year ago.

Connecticut Park Increases Security with Gates Surveillance Cameras

Connecticut Park Increases Security with Gates Surveillance Cameras

Local park sees security increase following costly renovations.

Woman Dead after Shooting at Tennessee Dentist Office

Woman Dead after Shooting at Tennessee Dentist Office

According to Sheriff Jeff Cassidy, the suspect—the victim’s husband—entered the dentist office and shot his wife. The suspect was shot by a bystander with a carry permit, who held him down until authorities arrived.

Wisconsin Officials Consider Arming Courthouse Guards

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Wisconsin Officials Consider Arming Courthouse Guards

Brent Sutherland, director of facilities management for Rock Co., said that the idea of arming the guards was proposed by Global Security Services, which supplies guards for the courthouse.

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