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New Sandy Hook Elementary School Features Security That Is ‘Second to None’

The new, $50 million Sandy Hook Elementary School was opened to the public on Friday and it features state-of-the-art security measures, including video surveillance cameras, card readers and other features.


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Increases in education security spending will benefit from a rebound in educational building construction expenditures. SSI Staff · May 06, 2016

Nearly 75% of schools in the 2013-14 school year were equipped with at least one video surveillance camera, according to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics and the Justice Department. Stephen Sellner · May 04, 2016

The Campus Safety Conference East and West will take place this summer. Find out more of the details. SSI Staff · May 03, 2016

In this Q&A, 2016 Campus Safety Conference West Presenter Gary L. Sigrist, Jr. discusses some common emergency preparedness challenges he’s seen in his work with hundreds of schools. SSI Staff · May 03, 2016

Three school districts received an upgrade in their video surveillance systems and it's making a positive impact. By Anna Boudinot · April 18, 2016

The district's superintendent asked the school board to approve the funding after hackers tried to get access to sensitive financial information. SSI Staff · April 13, 2016

The study focuses on community attitudes concerning the use of video surveillance systems at schools and universities. The company is also launching the $1 million "Drako Cloud Security Grant for Schools" program. Rodney Bosch · March 31, 2016

The Atlanta Police Department will begin monitoring Georgia State University's 253 video surveillance cameras. The APD already monitors 6,000 through its integration center. Stephen Sellner · March 30, 2016

The Tupelo Public School District monitors live surveillance video feeds at each of its 13 campuses in an attempt to improve school safety for teachers and students. Stephen Sellner · March 23, 2016

Less than six months after the Umpqua Community College mass shooting, the other 16 community colleges in Oregon were denied their request for $17.6 million to improve and update security measures, including the addition of surveillance cameras. Stephen Sellner · March 10, 2016




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