Category Archives: School Security News

College Bomb Threats Create Security Challenges

Earlier this month, USA Today reported that universities nationwide have recently suffered a rash of hoax bomb threats sent to printers and fax machines on their campuses.  Among the schools impacted, according to the report, include Vanderbilt University, University of Virginia, University of Southern California ... See Full Story Here: http://www.securityinfowatch.com/article/12346828/it-vulnerabilities-become-physical-security-challenges-with-recent-college-bomb-threats
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Top 10 School Security Studies of 2016

K-12 campus security and child development have always been popular topics for academics, government researchers and the media, and 2016 was no exception.   Last year, researchers from around the country revealed some extremely interesting findings on everything from student perception of campus safety to truancy, mass shootings, video surveillance and more. See Full Story…
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School Security Technology

School violence in general and “active shooters” in particular have captured the attention and resources of school districts across the country. School boards and administrations are under intense pressure to improve school safety. This unrelenting pressure to “do something” can skew decisions toward a showroom full of technology-driven solutions.  See Full Story Here: http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/school_security_technology_the_emperors_new_clothes#  
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School Police Officer Shoots Teen with Knife on Campus

A school police officer shot a student who was threatening his classmates with a knife at a Nevada high school Wednesday. The 14-year-old student is in critical condition at a Reno hospital and the officer involved in the incident has been placed on administrative leave, which is standard. See Fully Story: http://www.campussafetymagazine.com/article/nev._school_police_officer_shoots_teen_with_knife_on_campus  
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