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Notre Dame Hires More Security After Students Placed in Quarantine Violate Rules

Notre Dame Hires More Security After Students Placed in Quarantine Violate Rules

Additional security staff have been added at The University of Notre Dame COVID-19 quarantine sites after some students violated safety protocols. Apparently the students left off-campus apartments and hotels.

Using AI to Ensure Healthy Air in School Facilities A Key Measure to Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 in Schools

Using AI to Ensure Healthy Air in School Facilities A Key Measure to Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 in Schools

School re-openings are causing a great deal of concern for students and faculty across the nation.



Arsonist Torches University of Delaware Jewish Center

A fire at a Jewish center on the University of Delaware campus late Tuesday was intentionally set, authorities said Wednesday, though they have not called it a hate crime.

NC State University Upgrades Security with New Turnstiles

Renovation to the D. H. Hill Library includes Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles to curtail unauthorized entry with improved efficiency

Zyter ThermalAlert Cameras Go Live at Galesburg Cottage Hospital and Clinics

Zyter has deployed five ThermalAlert imaging cameras in a stand-alone configuration, divided among the three facilities.

Chicago SRO Budget Reduced Significantly

Chicago SRO Budget Reduced Significantly

You better sit down for this. Chicago Public School have voted to “trim” the budget for school resource officers on city K-12 campuses. By more than half, the budget has been sliced from $33 million to $15 million.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking at an event in June.

NYC Teachers and Principals Pressure Mayor de Blasio to Delay School Reopening

New York City public schools are set to reopen on Sept. 10. However, the city’s teachers, principals, and staff say schools are unprepared to reopen and are pressuring Mayor Bill de Blasio to delay the start of in-person instruction by several weeks.

Higher Education Institutions Ready to Move from Legacy

Survey shows security and IT professionals want to unify access control credential

Suspects Sought at VCU for Vehicle Theft

The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department says four suspects are being sought after stealing a vehicle from a parking deck on VCU’s campus.

Portland State University PD to Lay Down Guns

Portland State University PD to Lay Down Guns

Portland State University said Thursday its police force will no longer carry guns while patrolling on campus. The decision stems from heightened calls for change to policing policies.

How Two-way Audio Devices Can Bolster School Security

How Two-way Audio Devices Can Bolster School Security

By the numbers, mass shootings on school grounds represent less than 1 percent of overall school violence incidents.

As Schools Prepare to Reopen, Visual Communication Will be Critical

As Schools Prepare to Reopen, Visual Communication Will be Critical

As colleges and K-12 schools plan for classes this fall — online, in classrooms, or a hybrid of both — those that opt for some form of in-person instruction will need to deliver it safely, ever-mindful of the coronavirus that’s still present.

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.

Former HPU Student Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession

Former HPU Student Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession

Paul Steber, a former High Point University student Paul Steber pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm on educational property. The university is located in North Carolina.

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.

Thinking Beyond Security

Ever wonder why BOGO is such a great marketing ploy? There is something about getting more for your money that buyers find hard to resist.

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.

Making Data-informed Decisions

At the University of New England, access control is a piece of a larger puzzle helping to connect each person to the institution and campus.

Making the Grade

Today’s college and university campuses are more like small cities than closed communities. Spread over large areas, these campuses serve tens of thousands of students, most of whom live off-campus.

Identifying the Threats

There are few events more devastating and difficult to prevent than mass shootings. When the average length of an active shooter incident is twelve and a half minutes, but the average police response time is 18 minutes, every second matters in an active shooter situation.

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COVID-19 is the Security Problem

If you’re planning on sending the kids back to school this fall, not so fast.

Getting Ready for K-12 Schools to Open

Getting Ready for K-12 Schools to Open

The COVID-19 virus has played havoc for schools of all types, and in every state opening schedules will be different. Public schools differ from private education facilities, campus officials taking into account the needs and safety of students, teachers and staff.

Pediatricians Say Kids Better Off in School — When It

Pediatricians Say Kids Better Off in School — When It's Safe Again

The American Academy of Pediatrics joined with three education organizations to weigh in on the conversation regarding the return to school. Their perspective: Yes, children learn best when they're in the classroom; but only when it's safe to do so.

Minneapolis Schools Cutting Ties with City Police

Minneapolis Schools Cutting Ties with City Police

In June, like several other public and private institutions, the Minneapolis Board of Education unanimously voted to cancel its contract with the Minneapolis Police Department in response to the killing of George Floyd. The call for dismantling police forces, in this case, on campus is getting some mileage.

How to Keep COVID-19 from Negatively Impacting Learning Space Design

How to Keep COVID-19 from Negatively Impacting Learning Space Design

Here are five tips that all districts can use to reimagine the learning space design process in both the current environment, and in a post-COVID world.

Congress Approves $1 Million Study to Look at Mental Health Impacts of School Shooting Drills

U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) spearheaded an effort to finance a study on the potential mental health effects of active shooter drills in K-12 schools

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