Facility Security


Innovative Approaches to Confronting the Unique Challenges of Campus Policing

Innovative Approaches to Confronting the Unique Challenges of Campus Policing

Many years ago, as a college student, my opinion of campus police was entirely negative: campus cops were not real cops; they were the wannabes who couldn’t cut it in municipal agencies.

How Technology Can Help With Dorm to Hospital Transition

With states across the country looking to alternative hospital facilities or pop-up hospitals, college dormitories are among the alternatives being considered.



School and Campus Security Market is Expected to Showcase Steady Growth Rate Over 2026

A campus security report provides a unique tool for evaluating the School and Campus Security Market highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making.

An Incident Alert

University of North Caroline Greensboro (UNCG) is one of 17 campuses within the University of North Carolina system.

As Common as a Smoke Detector

Indoor gunfire detection has long been a high-value but high-priced addition to a complete security solution.

A Healthy Dose

Vaping has grown in epidemic proportions over the past few years with schools across the country looking for effective ways to mitigate the situation quickly.

5 Ways to Create a Multifaceted Student Safety Approach

When second graders were given access to Gmail, and fourth graders to start using Google Drive, we knew that we also needed to ensure we were keeping kids safe in this new world that we introduced them to.

Cuomos Plans to Reopen New York Schools Includes Tracking Visitors

Cuomos Plans to Reopen New York Schools Includes Tracking Visitors

An action plan laid out by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Monday calls for reopening New York schools in regions of the state with less than a 5 percent coronavirus infection rate.

University of Utah reorganizes its public safety infrastructure

The University of Utah announced Monday a reorganization of its public safety infrastructure in order to improve campus security accountability.

Columbia College Chicago Student Center Chooses Boon Edam for Secure Entry

Columbia College Chicago Student Center Chooses Boon Edam for Secure Entry

Revolving door and Lifeline Open optical turnstiles create secure spaces for students, staff and visitors

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  • Making Safety and Security Intrinsic to School Design

    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

  • Unlocking Peace of Mind

    In a perfect world, every school would have an unlimited budget to help secure their schools. In reality, schools must prioritize what budget they have while navigating the complexities surrounding school security and lockdown Read Now

  • Emerging Campus Access Control Solutions

    Emerging solutions in campus access control can mean different things. Usually, we expect the topic to focus on the very latest in door security products and solutions that have just been recently released or are about to be launched. After all, staying up on improvements to keep campuses safer is critical. Plus, it’s always interesting and exciting to learn what’s new and how innovations are going to better protect lives and assets and help the industry be even more successful. Read Now

  • Here’s How Instructional Audio Can Play a Key Role in School Safety

    Ensuring the safety of students and employees is critical in today’s educational environment. While the threat of a school shooting is in the back of everyone’s mind, the truth is there are many possible scenarios that could crop up at any time in classrooms, hallways, and other school spaces—from fights or altercations to a sick child or staff member who requires emergency attention. Read Now

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