Recent tragedies at educational institutions, such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, will drive the market for school security system integration in the United States to increase by more than 80% from 2012 to 2017, according to research analyst IHS.
July 16, 2013
To help teachers identify if a classroom door is locked without opening the door, Von Duprin of Carmel, Ind., an Ingersoll Rand company, releases a new visual status indicator option for its 98/99 Series Rim exit devices.
SSI Staff · June 23, 2013
The Electronic Security Guidelines for Schools will serve as a resource for school officials seeking to add electronic security systems to their security programs.
June 18, 2013
A years-old video surveillance installation at Newtown High School in Connecticut provides a blueprint for working in today’s education market. Key factors in servicing your own community’s schools need to involve demonstrated cost-savings and positive behavior modification.
June 02, 2013
Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced on Friday that $5 million is being made immediately available to municipalities in the first round of school security funding under the Competitive Grant Program — a component of the Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety Act signed on April 4, 2013.
May 27, 2013
As school security continues to be a strong topic throughout the nation, Sonitrol of Fort Lauderdale has donated access control equipment to the Kids in Distress (KID) Preschool.
May 23, 2013
After a fire marshal placed the sports arena at Northwestern State University of Louisiana under fire watch, administrators took quick action to resolve the issue. A local fire systems provider came up with a temporary fix prior to renovating the facility with an advanced fire alarm and emergency communications system.
April 30, 2013
A massive law enforcement manhunt is under way in the suburbs of Boston for a man identified as one of the Boston Marathon bombers.
April 18, 2013
Protection 1 Commercial Sales Manager Juliet Morphew discusses the importance of listening to education market customers to provide the best solutions to create safer school environments.
April 17, 2013
The tragic events in Newtown, Conn., in December reminded all of us that the safety of our schools and our children is of paramount concern. The Security Industry Association (SIA) has been on the forefront of this issue, working with the industry, state and federal governments, and school administrators to ensure the safety of our children and teachers.
March 31, 2013