Municipal Security


Gunshot Detection System Covers a Third of Pittsburgh

Gunshot Detection System Covers a Third of Pittsburgh

A gunshot-detection system hailed by the Pittsburgh police is poised to cover nearly a third of the city this year.

The New Reality

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

Tennessee Adopts New Security Standards for Courthouses

Tennessee Adopts New Security Standards for Courthouses

For the first time in two decades, Tennessee is boosting security standards for courthouses across the state.

Security on a High Note

Security on a High Note

The safety and security of visitors and staff and the protection of the Musical Instrument Museum's extensive collection is an essential aspect of fulfilling its mission. With an active facility during both day and evening hours, the museum sought to upgrade its outdoor security surveillance system to improve the quality of the images around the clock.

Lost in the Lumens

Most of us can recall our elders offering the sage counsel of “moderation in all things.” It seems that dated phrase has become quite apropos once again especially as it applies to the discussion of the lumens needed in flashlights for law enforcement and security staff.

Booking an Upgrade

Booking an Upgrade

Farmington community library needed access control to restricted areas and employee entrances, video surveillance at the building perimeter, parking lots, restricted and common areas, and intrusion detection on all controlled doors.

A Frontier Town, Polar Bears, and the Open-Platform Video Surveillance Community

A Frontier Town, Polar Bears, and the Open-Platform Video Surveillance Community

Milestone teams up with NMS Security, SpotterRF and Polar Bears International to deploy a unique camera/radar solution to help the city of Churchill, Manitoba keep citizens and polar bears at a safe distance from each other.

Michigan City Requires Businesses to Install Security Cameras

Michigan City Requires Businesses to Install Security Cameras

Businesses in the city of Saginaw, Michigan have until March 1, 2019 to install three security cameras at each building and put up parking lot lights.



Getting a Kick out of Security

Getting a Kick out of Security

You’ll get a real kick out of this security story. It is all about a secure perimeter and access control that is stored in the cloud and a man devoted to those around him.

Metro Security

Cover Story

Metro Security

It has been a long time coming, but the Bexar County Metro 911 Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is up and running, and the security systems implemented to protect the facility are among the best of the best. The regional operations center unifies emergency operations into one cutting-edge facility.

The Right Fit

The Right Fit

Standalone systems, where certain access points are equipped with card readers but are not connected to a larger network, can provide a cost-effective access control solution.

NYC to Install 1,500 Barriers to Prevent Vehicle Attacks

NYC to Install 1,500 Barriers to Prevent Vehicle Attacks

New York City is set to install more than 1,500 new permanent traffic bollards in public spaces around the city to help protect pedestrians and prevent against vehicular attacks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday.

Gunman Kills 1, Injures 6 in Colorado Ambush

A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff’s deputies in Colorado early Sunday, killing one officer and injuring four others and two civilians before being fatally shot himself.

Growing into a Smarter, Safer City

Growing into a Smarter, Safer City

As technologies and laws continue to evolve and more people move into urban centers, cities are looking for ways to become smarter — and safer.

Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security

Three Pillars of Sports Venue Security

Stadium security has gotten a lot more complicated than apprehending seat jumpers, defusing confrontations and ejecting rowdy fans for imbibing one too many beers.

Biggest Security Incidents of 2017

Biggest Security Incidents of 2017

As we look back on these security events, think of how we can move forward to predict and prevent incidents like this in the future.

DHS Project Finds Security Vulnerabilities in First Responder Apps

DHS Project Finds Security Vulnerabilities in First Responder Apps

The DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate “Securing Mobile Applications for First Responders” report said that security flaws were discovered on 32 of the 33 popular apps tested.

TSA Testing New Explosive Screening Technology

TSA Testing New Explosive Screening Technology

The Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday that it has been testing a new screening technology that can detect suicide vests in heavily populated “soft target” areas that lack official security screenings, such as subway stations.

DART Approves Security Improvement Plans

DART Approves Security Improvement Plans

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors unanimously approved plans and funding for security improvements to DART’s light rail and bus systems on Tuesday.

Chilling PSA Shows Importance of Reporting Gun Violence Warning Signs

Chilling PSA Shows Importance of Reporting Gun Violence Warning Signs

A new PSA from Sandy Hook Promise plays on familiar post-tragedy news reporting to show that gun violence can be prevented if people speak up about seeing the warning signs.

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