Municipal Security


Security for Ramadan Increased in Response to Recent Attacks on Religious Institutions

Security for Ramadan Increased in Response to Recent Attacks on Religious Institutions

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed State Police to increase their presence near houses of worship across the state as Muslims prepare for the holy month of Ramadan.

D.C. Metro Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

D.C. Metro Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

The inspector general believes D.C.'s transportation system is at a higher risk of cybersecurity attacks.

San Francisco BART Approves LPR Technology

San Francisco BART Approves LPR Technology

The readers will record license plate information of vehicles inside BART parking lots when they enter and leave

Eight Injured After Driver Intentionally Drove into Crowd in California

Eight Injured After Driver Intentionally Drove into Crowd in California

A driver intentionally plowed into pedestrians in California and injured eight people, according to police.

Steel Bollards Added to Memphis

Steel Bollards Added to Memphis' Beale Street

Four sets of steel bollards have been installed on Memphis' iconic Beale Street as part of a safety improvement plan.

Public Safety Cameras Aid Chattanooga Police in Investigations

Public Safety Cameras Aid Chattanooga Police in Investigations

The Chattanooga Police Department has 29 public safety cameras located around the city and plans to add more.

Almost 300 Killed in Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka

Almost 300 Killed in Easter Sunday Attacks in Sri Lanka

Almost 300 people were killed and hundreds more were wounded in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in a series of coordinated attacks that struck three churches and three hotels.

Public Safety, Security a Priority for Boston Marathon

Public Safety, Security a Priority for Boston Marathon

Officials said there are no credible threats against this year’s Boston Marathon, but they are prepared for anything and everything.



Bay Area Jewish Institutions Receive $825,000 in Federal Security Grants

Bay Area Jewish Institutions Receive $825,000 in Federal Security Grants

Multiple synagogues and Jewish institutions in Sacramento and the Bay Area have each received federal grants of as much as $150,000 for security.

Tennessee City Reviews New Security Measures to Protect Citizens

Tennessee City Reviews New Security Measures to Protect Citizens

The City of Kingston is reviewing security measures such as security cameras, locks and bulletproof glass to protect city buildings.

Helping Those in Need

In the United States, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner, equating to more than 10 million in a single year.

Florida Sheriff’s Office Needs More Deputies to Protect and Patrol

Florida Sheriff’s Office Needs More Deputies to Protect and Patrol

The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office in Fla., needs to add at least 40 more deputies to keep up with calls for service, according to the sheriff.

San Diego Area Mosques Tighten Security After Arson Sunday

San Diego Area Mosques Tighten Security After Arson Sunday

San Diego’s mosques have tightened security following an arson attack at a mosque in Escondido, Calif., early Sunday morning.

Alabama Councilman Calls for Increased Security at Park Following Shooting

Alabama Councilman Calls for Increased Security at Park Following Shooting

Mobile, Ala., Councilman Fred Richardson calls for increased security at Sage Park following a shooting Friday night.

Colorado Mosques Increase Security in Wake of New Zealand Attack

Colorado Mosques Increase Security in Wake of New Zealand Attack

A terror attack targeting Muslims in New Zealand has prompted mosques in Colorado to increase their security indefinitely.

Kentucky City Hall Protects Employees with Security Enclosure

Kentucky City Hall Protects Employees with Security Enclosure

A clear, protective enclosure is being installed this week in the first-floor lobby of Owensboro City Hall as a precautionary measure to protect citizen-service representatives.

Austin Police Plans to Beef Up Security after Weekend of Violent Incidents

Austin Police Plans to Beef Up Security after Weekend of Violent Incidents

Austin Police Department plans to beef up downtown security following South by Southwest festival weekend that included five shootings, two crashes involving pedestrians and a suspicious death

Committee Recommends Security Upgrades for Connecticut Library

Committee Recommends Security Upgrades for Connecticut Library

The Capital Improvements Project Committee recommends $52,500 in security upgrades for Somers Public Library

California PD Implements Surveillance Camera Registry Mapping System

California PD Implements Surveillance Camera Registry Mapping System

In an effort to deter crime and expedite investigations, the Santa Maria Police Department invites residents to register their home surveillance cameras, and maps the location of every registered camera in the city

Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City Takes Precautions for Big 12 Tournament

Kansas City, Mo., is stepping up security for this week’s Big 12 Conference men’s basketball tournament

Digital Edition

  • Security Today Magazine - April 2019

    April 2019

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