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Campus Security: How to Raise Situational Awareness Through Mass Notification

When securing campuses, security integrators need to look at implementing a proper mass notification system to help alert the necessary people in the event of an emergency.


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Campus security upgrades are coming to the University of Massachusetts Amherst after a gang rape that occured in one of its residence halls in 2012. SSI Staff · January 04, 2016

The Council of Presidents for public colleges in Florida has asked for $74 million from the state to improve campus security. SSI Staff · December 30, 2015

A Wisconsin school district is improving its safety and security by upgrading its video surveillance system. The upgrade will replace the primarily analog security cameras used in the old system. SSI Staff · December 15, 2015

In an effort to help increase security at schools, MicroPower Technologies will offer its SOLVEIL video surveillance platform to K-12 schools. The company will choose one school each month for the next 10 months through a grant program. SSI Staff · December 02, 2015

The Security Industry Association (SIA) took part in a roundtable discussion held at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy on Nov. 20 to discuss how to provide productive and safe learning environments in schools. SSI Staff · December 02, 2015

When a school becomes safe as a result of metal detectors, is it time to get rid of them? That's the debate going around New York City schools as parents and activists say they are discriminatory toward minority neighborhoods and send a bad message. Meanwhile, other parents and school safety agents warn that the removal of metal detectors will put children and everyone else in the schools at risk. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Georgetown University is ramping up campus security by installing card readers at lobby level elevators and stairwell doors in dorms, increasing access control. Now, students will have to swipe their cards up to three times to gain complete access to the building. SSI Staff · November 11, 2015

A number of Dallas-Fort Worth schools have been skipping security drills that experts argue make schools better prepared for emergencies and improve school safety. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

In an effort to tighten up security, Congregation Beth Jacob of Redwood City, Calif., called upon Aiphone Corp. and HighCom Security Services to install video surveillance and other access control solutions to keep the school safe. By John Mosebar · November 09, 2015

The University of Wisconsin-Rock County is taking steps to improve school security through added video surveillance and other security upgrades. SSI Staff · November 04, 2015




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