Access Control


Security Improvements Underway for Wisconsin Schools this Summer

Security Improvements Underway for Wisconsin Schools this Summer

Work to improve safety and security of 11 schools in Waukesha, Wisc., will begin this month.

Getting Ahead of Trouble

Getting Ahead of Trouble

Everyday nearly 75 million students attend school and rely on administrators to keep them safe. Unfortunately, too many tragic school shootings have shown educators and parents that what is currently in place is simply too little, too late.



A Proactive Approach to Campus Security

A Proactive Approach to Campus Security

Some of the major requirements DPS needed in their access control system included flexibility and scalability. After much research, DPS discovered Open Options and named them as their access control partner of choice in 2013.

Securing Campuses with Innovative Technology (Without Sacrificing Privacy)

Securing Campuses with Innovative Technology (Without Sacrificing Privacy)

To keep students and faculty safe, we can do far better than electronic passkeys and simple metal detectors. As sophisticated technologies like artificial intelligence are brought to bear in more and more industries, it’s time that we use these and other innovations to promote campus safety.

Durango School District Gets $1.1 Million School Safety Grant

Durango School District Gets $1.1 Million School Safety Grant

Durango School District 9-R has received a $1.1 million grant from the Colorado Division of Homeland Security to boost school security and safety.

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools to Use Safety Grant for Bollards, Access Control

Spring Lake Public Schools plan to use funds from a Michigan State Police school safety grant on equipment including bollards, shatter-resistant film and access control.

Wyoming School Board Approves Funding for Access Control Upgrades

Wyoming School Board Approves Funding for Access Control Upgrades

The Teton County School District No. 1 board of trustees approved funding April 10 to purchase better locks for school buildings.

Sacramento State Installs Locks on Classroom Doors

Sacramento State Installs Locks on Classroom Doors

As part of its effort to increase safety on campus, Sacramento State University is installing new locks on its classroom doors and implementing access control measures.

Tennessee District Increases Entrance Security

Tennessee District Increases Entrance Security

Fayetteville City Schools installed new security measures on its campuses during spring break, including more security cameras and door security systems.

From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

Much like cities, campuses are embracing sophisticated artificial intelligence and datadriven solutions to understand, mitigate and solve security and operational challenges.

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  • Buffalo Public School District Modernizes Security With New Cameras NVRs

    i-PRO Co., Ltd. (formerly Panasonic Security), a provider of professional security solutions for surveillance and public safety, recently announced that the Buffalo Public School District (BPSD) has modernized its security footprint with i-PRO multi-sensor and 360° fisheye network cameras, and i-PRO NV300 network video recorders (NVR). The BPSD serves 28,000 K-12 students out of 70 facilities in western New York. Read Now

  • Lessons Learned from Past School Shootings

    Two experts are working together and collaborating on new ways school campuses can develop a proactive and comprehensive security plan. For three consecutive years, the U.S has had a record-high number of school shootings resulting in a repetitive cycle of grievances, anger, and frustration. The U.S. had 344 school shootings in 2023 which surpassed the record-breaking number of 308 school shootings in 2022 as reported by K-12 School Shooting Database. Read Now

  • Mother of Michigan School Shooter Found Guilty on Four Counts of Involuntary Manslaughter

    The mother of the teenager who killed four students in an Oxford, Michigan school has been found guilty of four counts of involuntary manslaughter because of the shooting. That’s according to a report from CNN. Read Now

  • Utah State Legislature Funds Gun Detection Technology and Incident Management System in All Public K-12 Schools

    ZeroEyes, the creators of the only AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, and AEGIX Global, a Utah-based provider of industry-leading critical incident management services, recently announced that the Utah State Board of Education has approved a contract to provide the joint solution for all Utah public K-12 schools, including charter schools. Read Now

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