School Security


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Sensitive Information of Over 1.4 Million Students 'Improperly Stored' by Maryland Government

A state audit found that the personal information of over 1 million students and more than 200,000 teachers was at risk of identity theft.

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Security App Connects Law Enforcement Institutions to Reduce Response Times

IN FORCE 911 allows staff to quickly launch an emergency alert and facilitates quick communication between victims and police.

1 Student Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Colorado STEM School Highlands Ranch

1 Student Dead, 8 Injured in Shooting at Colorado STEM School Highlands Ranch

One student is dead and eight others were injured after a shooting Tuesday at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colo., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said. Two suspects are in custody.

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

Shooting at UNC Charlotte Leaves Two Dead, Four Injured

The suspected shooter was taken into custody within minutes of the shooting.

The Impact of Technology

The Impact of Technology

Technology is everywhere in today’s classrooms and campuses. As the suite of technology solutions for campus security expands, so does the complexity for how to apply them in a fit-for-purpose way.

Addressing Heightened Threats

Addressing Heightened Threats

The attack on a Jewish institution comes amidst unprecedented year-over-year increases in anti-Semitic incidents and hate crimes directed against the Jewish community in North America.

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Apple Launches University ID Card Feature on iPhone

Students at three universities can now access their student ID cards on their iPhone.

An Eye on the Campus

An Eye on the Campus

Every day, tens of millions of parents entrust schools with their children’s safety and every day, those parents worry if that trust is misplaced. In addition to the frequent headlines about school shootings, children deal with other pressing issues at school, whether it’s bullying, drugs or harassment.



School Violence Through the Decades

School Violence Through the Decades

School shootings are not new. Campuses have been fighting to keep students safe for decades.

Red Flag Law Seizes Guns from those Deemed Dangerous

Red Flag Law Seizes Guns from those Deemed Dangerous

The red flag law looks to curb gun violence following a string of school shootings.

Utah Police Stop Potential Campus Shooting with 3D-Printed Gun

Utah Police Stop Potential Campus Shooting with 3D-Printed Gun

A man faces a criminal charge after police say he threatened to commit a mass shooting at a school using a 3D-printed gun.

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

New Parkland School to be Built like a Fortress

A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.

Arkansas School District Adds Police Substation

Arkansas School District Adds Police Substation

A city in central Arkansas is opening a police substation at a public school campus in response to recent school shootings.

Campus Shootings Changes Back-to-School Shopping

Campus Shootings Change Back-to-School Shopping

Parents are finding themselves purchasing bulletproof items for their children to take to school with them.

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

University of Alabama to Introduce Metal Detectors to Football Stadium

The Crimson Tide will be introducing metal detectors to football games starting in the fall.

Secret Service Issues Guide to Identify Threats for Schools

Secret Service Issues Guide to Identify Threats for Schools

A threat assessment program create standards for teachers and peers to identify threats before they happen.

Moving From Mechanic to Electric

In 2017, the HUSD sought to upgrade existing mechanical locks to electronic locks. With more than 5,000 doors across 28 campuses districtwide, the transition was sure to be a significant undertaking.

Arkansas PAnel Calls for Armed Presence at All Schools

Arkansas Panel Calls for Armed Presence at All Schools

Arkansas looks for ways to boost security on campuses.

Campus Security Market to Continue Grow In Response to Incidents

Campus Security Market to Continue Growing In Response to Incidents

The campus security market is expected to reach $2.8 billion by 2021.

How Tech Can Bolster School Security and Help Prevent the Next School Shooting

How Tech Can Bolster School Security and Help Prevent the Next School Shooting

There is no single approach or solution that can help protect schools.

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

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