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Duke Increasing Security After Sexual Assault Reported on Campus

Duke Increasing Security After Sexual Assault Reported on Campus

Duke University is increasing security measures on its Central Campus after a student reported being raped in an on-campus housing common room in December, reports the Duke Chronicle.

Florida School District Adds Closed Access Control System

Florida School District Adds Closed Access Control System

The Santa Rosa County School District is adding “closed access control” systems to its campuses in an effort to prevent people from entering a school without permission.



In Case You Missed It: The Top Campus Security & Life Safety Stories from 2018

In Case You Missed It: The Top Campus Security & Life Safety Stories from 2018

We've collected the top Campus Security & Life Safety stories published in our print issues this year.

Looking Forward into 2019

Looking Forward into 2019

Predicting campus security trends ahead of the New Year.

2018 Review: A Look Back at Campus Security Trends

2018 Review: A Look Back at Campus Security Trends

Campus Security & Life Safety takes a look back at the trending security measures on campuses in 2018.

ACRE Purchases Open Options

University of Alberta Students Call for Increased Security

University of Alberta Students Call for Increased Security

According to Jared Larsen, president of the HUB Community Association, HUB residents do not feel safe.

Illinois District Adds Door Lock Systems for Security

Illinois District Adds Door Lock Systems for Security

Western Community Unit School District aims to have a lock system on every door in the school and on the additional outside doors by winter break.

North Carolina District to Install Access Control at Middle Schools

North Carolina District to Install Access Control at Middle Schools

The entrances to middle school campuses will require visitors to ring in on an intercom system and be buzzed in by someone in the front office.

Enhancing Security Through VMS

Keeping K-12 schools safe is a challenging business. School administrators and security personnel face the task of weighing real and perceived threats, and finding effective and cost-efficient ways to address them while maintaining a non-threatening environment.

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  • Campus Parking Problems: Modern Security Solutions

    Parking: for many, it’s an everyday fact of life. Whenever we drive somewhere, we must consider parking, and often, that parking experience sets our mood and expectations for the rest of the journey. Whether a quick grocery store pickup or long-term airport parking, the parking lot is an integral part of whatever type of campus you’re visiting. This includes destinations like retail stores, your local high school, hospitals, and the park-and-ride systems present in major cities. Read Now

  • The Critical Need for Naloxone on School Campuses

    The opioid crisis is escalating across the United States, increasingly affecting all segments of the population, including students on K-12 and college campuses. As the threat from opioids, especially fentanyl, becomes more widespread, it's critical for schools to have naloxone available—an antidote for opioid overdoses. This article discusses why naloxone should be as common as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in educational settings. Read Now

  • Best Practices for A Holistic Approach to Video Solutions in Campus Security

    Video surveillance is one of the most common security measures implemented by educational institutions today, but installing cameras is just the beginning. Adopting a holistic, comprehensive approach to video surveillance is a more effective way to safeguard campus communities and fully realize the value of your investment in physical security systems. Read Now

  • Back to School Planning is a Year-Round Commitment

    With summer underway, K-12 and college students, faculty, and staff are taking a well-earned break to recharge and gear up for the fall. It’s also the season when security professionals can get in and get busy installing upgrades and retrofits before the new school year starts. It’s a brief window, but, thanks to diligent planning throughout the year, the pros are always ready to hit the ground running at the last bell of spring term to make the most out of the limited time available. Read Now

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