Facility Security


UW-Madison to Test AI-Powered Security System

Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. recently announced that it has signed an agreement with the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD) to test a new security detection walkthrough portal on campus.

High-School Student Faces Charges After Shooting in Campus Gym

A student at Jones County High School in Gray, Ga., is facing charges after discharging a firearm in the school’s gym during a basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 11.



Two Minors Arrested in Shooting at Kentucky Bus Stop

News outlets report that two minors were arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 8, in connection with a September shooting at a Kentucky bus stop that left a 16-year-old boy dead.

Getting High Marks

Getting High Marks

Access control technology has been a security staple at Clemson University for over 20 years. In the late 90s, the housing department implemented access control to secure its residence halls. Over time, other academic and administrative departments followed to enhance facility security.

Managing Campus Doors

Managing Campus Doors

Looking ahead to 2022, there are many things we are happy to say goodbye to. However, as with everything in life, there is always so much to learn from every experience – good or bad.

24-Hour Access

24-hour Access

The gym industry is changing, and according to Willem-Jan, the current trend is for members to have flexibility and more time to exercise at their own convenience. This means that gyms may be open 24/7.

The Right Mix

The Right Mix

Established in 1926, Texas Southmost College (TSC) was selected as a Bright Spot by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The college offers more than 50 programs of study leading to an associate degree or certificate.

Schlage NDE and LE mobile-enabled wireless locks

Allegion Launches Mobile-Enabled Wireless Locks

Allegion US recently announced the launch of two new Schlage products, the NDE and LE mobile-enabled wireless locks.

Fired School Safety Officer Faces Murder Charge

A school safety officer in Long Beach, Calif., who was fired last month after fatally shooting an 18-year-old mother has been charged with murder, said the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office on Wednesday.

Liberal Arts College Partners with SecureAuth for Data Security

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (HWS), a liberal arts and sciences institution in Geneva, N.Y., announced this week that it is continuing its partnership with identity security solutions provider SecureAuth to secure its data regarding students, employees and research.

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  • Student Centered Solutions

    In early 2023, John Diemer Elementary School, located in an east Kansas suburb, was transformed into a facility that embodies the idea that learning happens everywhere. The new facilities feature innovative classroom designs that balance flexibility and security—a plan that had been developed collaboratively between the architects and project owners. Read Now

  • Three Killed in Shooting at UNLV, Suspect Also Dead

    Three people were killed and another injured in a shooting at UNLV Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. The suspected gunman was killed in a shootout with law enforcement. Read Now

  • Understanding the Differences

    When it comes to video security systems in schools, there are many misconceptions about how AI, analytics, and facial recognition intersect and overlap. Where does one technology end and the next begin? Which ones raise more privacy concerns on campuses? In this article, we will examine the differences between these technologies and address privacy issues as we aim to protect students, staff and property. Read Now

  • Better Today

    Physical security software and hardware have come a long way in recent years. Yet while systems like access control, intrusion monitoring, and video management are powerful tools, it is how we use them that matters. Read Now

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