Active Shooter


Omnilert Integrates AI Visual Gun Detection Technology with Hanwha Vision's Wisenet WAVE VMS

Omnilert, provider active shooter solutions, today announced that it has integrated Omnilert Gun Detect with the Hanwha Vision Wisenet WAVE video management software (VMS) to provide a complete solution for gun violence and active shooters that can help saves lives in the event a gunman comes onto a customers' facilities.

The Power of the Pen: Leveraging Federal Grants to Enhance School Safety in 2024

Grant funding is now available to improve safety measures in educational institutions, specifically K-12 schools. The School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) stands out among these opportunities. It provides federal grants to improve security at K-12 schools. This year up to $73M in funding is available.

ZeroNow Welcomes ZeroEyes to School Safety Alliance

ZeroNow, the coalition of industry, nonprofit and education leaders dedicated to safer schools, announced today that ZeroEyes, the creators of the only AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, has joined the alliance as an Industry Partner.

Olivet Community Schools to Deploy ZeroEyes AI Gun Detection and Intelligent Situational Awareness Platform

ZeroEyes, the creators of the only AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced that its proactive gun detection and intelligent situational awareness solution will be deployed by Michigan’s Olivet Community Schools to protect students and faculty against gun-related violence. The school was approved for the State’s dedicated grant funding, enabling Olivet to implement ZeroEyes.

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.

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.

Justice Department Releases Report on Critical Incident Review of Response to Uvalde Elementary Shooting

The Justice Department announced today the release of a report on its critical incident review of the law enforcement response to the tragic school shooting at Robb Elementary School. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the review shortly after the tragedy on May 24, 2022, in which 19 children and two teachers died at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The report provides a thorough description of the critical incident review that has taken place over the past 20 months.

ZeroEyes Partners with Texas Education Service Center

ZeroEyes, creators of the only AI-based gun detection video analytics platform that holds the US Department of Homeland Security SAFETY Act Designation, today announced a strategic partnership with Texas’ Region 13 Education Service Center, which serves as a liaison between the Texas Education Agency and the local school districts.



Perry High School Principal Who Protected Students During Shooting Dies

Dan Marburger, Perry High School principal who was critically injured during a shooting on Jan. 4 has passed away. That’s according to The Associated Press.

Classes Canceled After Iowa Gunman Attacks Campus

Classes have been canceled at Perry High School, Iowa, as well as students dismissed from other K-12 facilities after an armed attacker opened fire inside a rural Iowa high school on the first day back from winter break Thursday morning. At least one student is reportedly dead from the shooting.

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