Municipal Security


City of Birmingham Implements Video Surveillance System

City of Birmingham Implements Video Surveillance System

At least 50 of the cameras will have license plate recognition capabilities, according to WBRC. The station also reported that the cameras should be able to work with Birmingham’s gunfire detection ShotSpotter system.

Four Shot, Suspect Dead in Middleton Workplace Shooting

A gunman shot four people, none fatally, at his workplace in Middleton, Wisconsin, on Wednesday morning. The suspect was killed in an exchange of fire with police, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke.

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

Patrol Wants Increased Security to Remain in North Dakota Capitol

The North Dakota Highway Patrol wants to keep security measures the same following protests of the Dakota Access pipeline.

How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

How Security Cameras Helped King City Police Reduce Violence and Improve Safety

As King City looks to transform itself from a point of contention in a violent gang war to a safe place to live and work, Hanwha cameras have played a key role in the city’s positive results so far.

Four Dead, Two Injured in Cincinnati Shooting

Four Dead, Two Injured in Cincinnati Shooting

Three victims are dead and at least two more have been injured in an active shooter situation that took place in downtown Cincinnati this morning.

Tackling Parking Officer Abuse with Unified Evidence

Tackling Parking Officer Abuse with Unified Evidence

About two million people are affected by workplace violence every year in the United States. Some of these people are parking enforcement officers.

Bigger is Getting Better

Bigger is Getting Better

Security at the SMG/Moscone Center is handled similar to the security at a Tier 1 airport; however, clients who use the facility are required to provide their own inside security.

Does your office security system have the power of foresight?

Does Your Office Security System Have the Power of Foresight?

If you’re responsible for a medium or large-sized office, it’s more important than ever that you have access to a means of ensuring people’s safety, managing risks and fraud, and protecting property.



Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Gaming Events Reviewing Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The fall out from the Jacksonville shooting includes lawsuits, event cancellations and increased security for future gaming conventions.

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

Esports Players Call for Increased Security Following Jacksonville Shooting

The esports industry calls for increased security following the death of two esports players at a tournament.

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two Killed in Shooting at Jacksonville Landing Video Game Tournament

Two people were killed and several others were injured by a gunman at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Fla.

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

Cincinnati Looking to Protect Bus Drivers and Stop Assaults

The city is looking into adding plexiglass dividers between drivers and riders to cut down on assaults.

L.A. Metro to Add Body Scanners

L.A. Metro to Add Body Scanners

The Los Angeles Metro will be the first public transit system in the United States to purchase millimeter wave scanners to screen riders for suspicious objects such as weapons and explosives, officials announced Tuesday.

Lollapalooza Music Festival Increases Security

Lollapalooza Music Festival Increases Security

Lollapalooza will be one of the country’s largest urban festivals to take place since the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino shooting, which left 58 people dead and is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Toronto Police to Double Surveillance Cameras, Add Gunshot Detection

Toronto Police to Double Surveillance Cameras, Add Gunshot Detection

Toronto Police hope to bolster city security with more surveillance.

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.

  • Ahead of Current Events Ahead of Current Events

    In this episode, Ralph C. Jensen chats with Dana Barnes, president of global government at Dataminr. We talk about the evolution of Dataminr and how data software benefits business and personnel alike. Dataminr delivers the earliest warnings on high impact events and critical information far in advance of other sources, enabling faster response, more effective risk mitigation for both public and private sector organizations. Barnes recites Dataminr history and how their platform works. With so much emphasis on cybersecurity, Barnes goes into detail about his cybersecurity background and the measures Dataminr takes to ensure safe and secure implementation.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - November December 2022

    November / December 2022

    Featuring:

    • Key Tech Trend
    • Is Your Access Control System Cyber Secure?
    • Constantly Evolving
    • The Talent Shortage
    • Looking Forward to 2023

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