Municipal Security


California Police Department Adds Portable Security Cameras

California Police Department Adds Portable Security Cameras

The Redding Police Department is purchasing two portable security cameras to help protect property and prevent crime.

New Orleans

One Year Later: New Orleans' Real-Time Crime Center

New Orleans' Real-Time Crime Center has helped to solve numerous crimes over the last year.

Phoenix Valley Metro Creates Safety App for Riders

Phoenix Valley Metro Creates Safety App for Riders

When a rider uses the app or a text to report a non-emergency security incident, the operations center alerts security staff so they can find the corresponding train and respond to the report.

Jacksonville to Create Uniform Surveillance System

Jacksonville to Create Uniform Surveillance System

“By tying in cloud-based or network-based cameras into JSO’s larger infrastructure, it will help them investigate crimes, it will help them with a number of different capacities as it relates to where to put patrols,” Hughes said.

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Million by 2022

Physical Security Equipment Market to Reach $64 Billion by 2022

The physical security equipment market will see an increase in the next few years, largely due to threats and terrorism around the world.

City of Richmond Implements Security Measures at Department of Social Services

City of Richmond Implements Security Measures at Department of Social Services

Last month, a youth intern at the Department of Social Services who was supposed to be washing and detailing city vehicles took off with three cars.

Regulation of Police Technology Creates Frustration

Regulation of Police Technology Creates Frustration

The city council is weighing a measure that would give the panel final say over all surveillance efforts in Hartford.

Brooklyn Borough Calls for Increased Security for Holiday Shoppers

Brooklyn Borough Calls for Increased Security for Holiday Shoppers

Brooklyn is looking for more security following violent incidents in shopping centers.



Mississippi Police Install Surveillance Cameras to Deter Crime

Mississippi Police Install Surveillance Cameras to Deter Crime

Officials hope to install 50 security cameras in Vicksburg before the year’s end, with Mayor George Flaggs aiming to get 10 installed before the holiday season fully kicks off.

Jewish Institutions Hope to Raise $1 Million for Security

Jewish Institutions Hope to Raise $1 Million for Security

The focus on security for Jewish institutions has increased in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in October, which left 11 people dead and seven injured.

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues Boost Security in Response to Shooting

Synagogues across the country are reexamining and boosting their security procedures following a deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue during Shabbat services Saturday morning.

11 Dead, 6 Wounded in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

11 Dead, 6 Wounded in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

A gunman entered a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worship attendees and wounding six other people, including four police officers, before he was taken into custody

Wisconsin Court House to Increase Security

Wisconsin Court House to Increase Security

A courthouse in Rock County, Wisconsin is getting security upgrades.

Shooting at Kentucky Kroger Leaves Two Dead

Shooting at Kentucky Kroger Leaves Two Dead

Two people were shot and killed at a Kroger grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, on Wednesday.

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

Suspicious Packages Prompt Nationwide Security Response

The wave of suspicious packages appears to be the biggest threat of a mail-based terror plot since the Anthrax attacks in the weeks after Sept. 11, 2001, which killed five people.

Tempe Parks to Get Private Security Services

Tempe Parks to Get Private Security Services

Tempe City Council unanimously approved hiring a security services company to make city parks safer.

City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech

City of Orlando Testing Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech

Amazon’s facial recognition software, called Rekognition, analyzes footage from video surveillance and works to identify the people in it by scanning their faces and searching databases.

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

New York Times Adds Security Barriers

The barriers were added as part of the newspaper’s efforts to increase security amid heightened hostility toward the media.

Asbury, Iowa Installs Security Cameras Following Death of Mollie Tibbetts

Asbury, Iowa Installs Security Cameras Following Death of Mollie Tibbetts

Henneberry said he wants to increase video surveillance in Asbury because private security camera footage was used by investigators in the Tibbetts case.

New Jersey City Deploys New Video Surveillance System in Police Department

New Jersey City Deploys New Video Surveillance System in Police Department

"Without the cameras, it presents a danger to officers who can't monitor the prisoners without direct contact,” said Lt. Alan Fiorilla in a report to City Manager Nick Villano. "This leaves the officers vulnerable."

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