Incident Response


Critical Response Group Leads National Bipartisan Initiative to Create Critical Incident Mapping Legislation for Schools

Critical Response Group (CRG), provider of critical incident mapping data, today announced a successful bipartisan legislative effort that has resulted in the unanimous passing of critical incident mapping laws or state-level initiatives for schools in Wisconsin, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Texas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Maryland, and Virginia, with many other state bills in progress.

Help With the Push of a Button

It was the second day of this school year, when an administrator in Montgomery County, TX, found herself needing to manage a student’s medical emergency on the football field after hours. A junior high school student was experiencing chest pains and needed immediate care.

Real Time Crime Center Operations to Improve Campus Security

Limited resources and evolving threats make it more challenging than ever for campus police departments and physical security teams. To effectively ensure public safety, many campus police departments are adopting new operation models.

Lockdown Strategies: Unique for K–12 and Higher Education

Lockdown Strategies: Unique for K–12 and Higher Education

Lockdown strategies play a critical role in ensuring the safety, security, and wellness of students, faculty, and staff in every school setting.

Pulaski County Schools Select Status Solutions Situational Awareness Software

Status Solutions is proud to announce its latest partnership with Pulaski County Public Schools in Virginia. Building upon an established relationship with the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors, Status Solutions will extend its innovative solutions to the school district through its Grant of Use program, reinforcing the commitment to safety that the district and Pulaski County have embraced for years.

Dallas K–12 Districts Receive Violent Threats After Outlet Mall Shooting

Two Dallas school districts received threats of violence recently following a shooting at Allen Premium Outlets over the weekend in Dallas, Texas, according to local news.

ESPN to Debut Documentary About 2018 Murder of Student Athlete

An investigative documentary about the 2018 murder of a University of Utah student athlete is set to premiere on ESPN+ on Tuesday, March 28, according to ESPN.

PASS Guidelines Provide Advice on Safely Securing K–12 Schools

PASS Guidelines Provide Advice on Safely Securing K–12 Schools

As security professionals, we have an immense responsibility to protect people, places, and things across many different sectors. This responsibility feels especially crucial in K–12 schools. Fortifying them against emerging threats while still maintaining a nurturing learning environment is complex, challenging, and ever-evolving.



Risk Management Starts with Keys

Risk Management Starts with Keys

Campus safety is currently at the forefront of discussion within the security industry. With repeated, widely publicized incidents, it’s a topic that’s garnered calls for change across the nation and sparked ongoing debate.

Athena Security Debuts Healthcare Violence Reporting Software

Athena Security recently launched a new software that helps law enforcement officers report incidents and analyze data related to violence in healthcare facilities, according to a news release.

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  • Convergint Gives Back Globally, Celebrates 23rd Annual Social Responsibility Day

    Today, Convergint celebrates its 23rd Annual Convergint Social Responsibility Day, as nearly 10,000 colleagues across 220 global locations have the opportunity to spend the workday giving back to their local communities. This year’s efforts have resulted in a total payroll donation of more than $3 million and more than $500,000 in labor and equipment donations from Convergint colleagues, partners, and families. Additionally, 400 colleagues and partners will help complete the company’s largest STEP Up project to-date for the Douglas County School District in Castle Rock, Colorado. Read Now

  • 2024 Secure Campus Award Winners Announced

    Campus Security Today is pleased to announce the 2024 Secure Campus Award winners. Twenty-six companies are being recognized this year for products that help keep education and business campuses safe. Read Now

  • 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

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