Municipal Security


Key Considerations

Key Considerations

Having both specific and shared goals is what makes medical centers quite unique to security. Rarely are two buildings alike, yet they all have common needs, requirements and goals.

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

Cities Boost Security for Fourth of July Celebrations

In the wake of a foiled attack in Cleveland, police around the country are stepping up security for the Fourth.

FBI Foiled Planned Fouth of July Attack in Cleveland

FBI Foiled Planned Fourth of July Attack in Cleveland

The suspect was arrested over the weekend for "attempted material support of a foreign terrorist organization."

Out of Harm’s Way

With more than 21,000 individual artworks on display at any given time, the Butler Institute of American Art sought out a security system to assist the guards in monitoring the vast amount of rooms and corridors filled with priceless works.

Penalty Free Security

Penalty Free Security

BBVA Compass Stadium is a soccer-specific stadium located in Houston, and home to the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer club. It is also going through a major retrofit with its security systems to include a best of breed, open architecture solution.

Secure the Shore: New Jersey Homeland Security to Ramp Up Efforts this Summer

Secure the Shore: New Jersey Homeland Security to Ramp Up Efforts this Summer

New Jersey is beefing up security across the state, including a focus on the seaside area.

Royal Wedding Sparks Huge Security Operation

Royal Wedding Sparks Huge Security Operation

Local police said they began preparing security plans for the big day as soon as the couple disclosed details on the venue for the wedding.

Upset Crypto Miners Spark Need for Security at Power Company in Washington State

Upset Crypto Miners Spark Need for Security at Power Company in Washington State

Utility companies in Washington State are boosting security after placing a moratorium on cryptocurrency miners.



North Texas Teen Arrested for Planning ISIS-Inspired Attack

North Texas Teen Arrested for Planning ISIS-Inspired Attack

Officials said in an arrest affidavit that the suspect had talked online with an FBI source beginning in December 2017 and told the informant that he wanted to carry out a terrorist attack. He mentioned to the FBI source that he’d considered traveling to Pakistan and crossing the border into Afghanistan to join the Islamic State.

Building Safer Cities

Safe City, or Smart City, projects are rapidly becoming an ideal way to build an effective and proactive security strategy while allowing increased collaboration between city officials, security leaders, law enforcement, and first responders.

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

Two Police Officers, Civilian Shot at Dallas Home Depot

A civilian loss prevention officer and two Dallas police officers were shot at a Home Depot in the Texas city.

Van Mounts Curb in Toronto, Injures at least 8 Pedestrians

Van Mounts Curb in Toronto, Kills 10 People and Injures 15

The driver of the van fled after jumping the curb and injuring at least eight people.

Manhunt Continues for Waffle House Shooter

UPDATE: Waffle House Suspected Shooter Arrested

Police continue to search for a 29-year-old suspect that killed four people and injured three more at a Waffle House near Nashville.

Cleveland to Boost Security with LED Lights, Surveillance Cameras

Cleveland to Boost Security with LED Lights, Surveillance Cameras

The citywide effort, dubbed Safe Smart CLE Initiative, will enable police to brighten lights in trouble spots and monitor camera-covered areas in real time.

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Seven Inmates Killed Following Incident at Maximum Security Prison

Several hours of fighting at a maximum security prison in South Carolina led to the death of seven inmates.

Security Officials Prepare for Boston Marathon

Security Officials Prepare for Boston Marathon

Officials have been working on their security plan for the last six months, and have made adjustments in the wake of the Mandalay Bay shooting and vehicular attacks by terrorists in France.

The New Reality

Technology marches ever forward, lockstep with ‘Moore’s Law.’ However, the influx of technological change affects different industries in different ways.

Cyberattack Continues to Plague the City of Atlanta

Cyberattack Continues to Plague the City of Atlanta

It is one of the largest cyberattacks against a major U.S. city.

San Antonio Boosts Security for NCAA Final Four

San Antonio Boosts Security for NCAA Final Four

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said his department has partnered with 12 other agencies to collect intelligence and keep the events and attendees safe.

Austin Bomber Deceased After Police Tracked Him Down

Austin Bomber Deceased After Police Tracked Him Down

The suspect in the Austin bombings detonated a bomb in his car as officers closed in.

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