Municipal Security


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.

Transit Authorities Increase Security After NYC Explosion

Transit Authorities Increase Security After NYC Explosion

Many U.S. transit authorities stepped up their own security Monday in the wake of the rush-hour pipe-bomb explosion on a subway platform in Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.

Man Detonates Pipe Bomb Near Times Square

Man Detonates Pipe Bomb Near Times Square

The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday at the Port Authority bus and subway station in Midtown.

County Slowed Down by Ransomware After Refusing to Pay Hacker

County Slowed Down by Ransomware After Refusing to Pay Hacker

Mecklenburg County, N.C., is working toward fixing its computer systems after refusing to pay a hacker who used ransomware to freeze dozens of local government servers.

3 More Hackable Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

3 More Hackable Toys NOT to Buy Your Kids This Holiday Season

The clock is ticking on gift-buying this holiday season, but that’s no excuse not to do some research before you buy connected toys.

Festive Security

Industry Professional

Festive Security

The 300,000 person Fremont Festival of the Arts, one of the largest street festivals west of the Mississippi River and toted as California’s premiere art, wine and music festival, is no small undertaking. The threat of an attack is a real possibility.

Industry Focus

Crisis on the Sabbath Day

Should more parishioners carry guns in church? Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says yes, because as he sees it: “This is going to happen again.”

Thousands Attend Rockefeller Tree Lighting with Increased Security

Thousands Attend Rockefeller Tree Lighting with Increased Security

NYPD increased the security measures for this year’s Christmas tree lighting due to heightened vigilance in the wake of the truck attack in Tribeca in October.



Gunman Opens Fire From Reno High-Rise

Gunman Opens Fire From Reno High-Rise

Police and a sheriff’s SWAT team raided the room and the suspect died shortly after being taken into custody.

Man Arrested After Piloting Drone over NFL Stadiums

Man Arrested After Piloting Drone over NFL Stadiums

A California man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly piloted a drone over two NFL stadiums in an attempt to distribute “anti-media” pamphlets to the crowds below.

German Christmas Markets Increase Security

PHOTO: DEUTSCHE WELLE

German Christmas Markets Increase Security

Christmas markets in cities across Germany are increasing their security this holiday season after the deadly truck attack at a market in Berlin last December.

Michigan Church Closed Tuesday After Threat List Found

Michigan Church Closed Tuesday After Threat List Found

A church in Michigan was closed Tuesday after its inclusion on a threat list that included multiple houses of worship.

Two Dead and Two Injured after Atlanta Concert Shooting

Two Dead and Two Injured after Atlanta Concert Shooting

Two people are dead and two are injured after a shooting that took place Sunday night during a concert in Atlanta, Georgia.

More Schools Interested in Bulletproof Products

More Schools Interested in Bulletproof Products

As instances of mass shootings increase, particularly at “soft targets,” the interest in bulletproof products increases, with one Florida school now offering bulletproof backpack panels.

Vegas Marathon Increases Security After Shooting

Vegas Marathon Increases Security After Shooting

This weekend’s Rock n' Rock Vegas Marathon is the first major event to take place on the Strip after the shooting last month, which left 58 dead and more than 500 injured.

Churches Around the Country Revaluate Security Following Church Massacre

Churches Around the Country Reevaluate Security Following Church Massacre

The mass shooting at a South Texas church during services Sunday has many churches across the country reevaluating their security.

26 Dead in South Texas Church Shooting

26 Dead in South Texas Church Shooting

The incident, which took place in a small community about 40 miles outside of San Antonio, has been called the largest mass shooting in Texas history.

Its Not Just A Turnstile

Its Not Just A Turnstile

Many professionals in the security industry today tend to use the word “turnstile” to refer to all security entrances, when, in fact, there are actually multiple types of entrances for different applications, industries and levels of security.

Time for an Upgrade

Time for an Upgrade

When a regional traffic management center in Washington state outgrew its building—as well as the size of its roadway monitoring system— the staff realized it was time not just for a physical upgrade, but a technological one, too

Minimize Crime

Minimize Crime

The city of Hartford, Conn., first began expanding and upgrading its surveillance capabilities in 2013 with a new Public Safety Complex and police headquarters. The city enlisted Vulcan Security Technologies to implement a new IP video system that could expand to include hundreds of cameras.

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety