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Robin Hattersley-Gray

Robin has been covering the security and campus law enforcement industries since 1998 and is a specialist in school, university and hospital security, public safety and emergency management, as well as emerging technologies and systems integration. She joined CS in 2005 and has authored award-winning editorial on campus law enforcement and security funding, officer recruitment and retention, access control, IP video, network integration, event management, crime trends, the Clery Act, Title IX compliance, sexual assault, dating abuse, emergency communications, incident management software and more. Robin has been featured on national and local media outlets and was formerly associate editor for the trade publication Security Sales & Integration.

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Robin Hattersley-Gray's Latest Opinion Posts

Read: The Perils of Neglecting Security Systems Maintenance and Why You Should Care

The Perils of Neglecting Security Systems Maintenance and Why You Should Care

It is up to integrators to explain to their clients the importance of maintaining security systems. Not doing so can lead to tragedy.

Robin Hattersley-Gray's Latest Posts

Read: Campus Safety Survey: COVID-19 Is Driving Big Access Control Changes

Campus Safety Survey: COVID-19 Is Driving Big Access Control Changes

The pandemic is impacting everything from policies to technology uses, according to the 2020 Campus Safety Access Control, Lock and Lockdown Survey.

Read: Campus Safety Summit Tackles How Schools, Colleges Can Reopen Safely During COVID-19

Campus Safety Summit Tackles How Schools, Colleges Can Reopen Safely During COVID-19

All of the CSOS virtual presentations are now available on-demand at no charge for campuses struggling with how to respond to the coronavirus.

Read: Survey: Almost 75% of Campuses Use Multiple Emergency Notification Systems

Survey: Almost 75% of Campuses Use Multiple Emergency Notification Systems

Still, compared to previous Campus Safety Emergency Notification studies, fewer are doing so than before. Are some campuses not making alert systems a high enough priority?

Read: Campus Safety Conference Events Canceled in 2020

Campus Safety Conference Events Canceled in 2020

This year’s Campus Safety Conferences had been scheduled for June 15-17 in Las Vegas; July 12-14 in Bethesda, Md.; and July 26-28 in San Antonio.

Read: Oregon High School Security Guard Given Citizen Honors Award

Oregon High School Security Guard Given Citizen Honors Award

Keanon Lowe, the football coach and security officer who disarmed a distraught high school student, received the nation’s highest civilian honor.

Read: Governors Push Congress for Increased Cybersecurity Funding

Governors Push Congress for Increased Cybersecurity Funding

The National Governors Association says the rise in cyber incidents highlight an urgent need to protect critical infrastructure at all levels of government.

Read: Survey: Integrating Access Control With Other Systems Poses Significant Challenges

Survey: Integrating Access Control With Other Systems Poses Significant Challenges

The latest Campus Safety Access Control and Lockdown Survey finds adoption rates remain robust, but new challenges are emerging.

Read: Survey: Campuses Say Integration, Maintenance Issues Plague Surveillance Cameras

Survey: Campuses Say Integration, Maintenance Issues Plague Surveillance Cameras

Campus Safety’s 2019 Video Surveillance Survey reveals campus protection pros are more satisfied with their camera coverage and quality, however maintenance and integration still pose problems.

Read: Campus Video Surveillance Survey: 66% of Organizations Plan to Purchase or Upgrade Camera Tech

Campus Video Surveillance Survey: 66% of Organizations Plan to Purchase or Upgrade Camera Tech

Campus Safety’s 2019 survey asks healthcare facilities, schools and institutions of higher education about surveillance system quality, coverage, maintenance and more.

Read: Do Security Cameras Really Make Campuses Safer? School and Hospital Pros Answer

Do Security Cameras Really Make Campuses Safer? School and Hospital Pros Answer

Campus Safety’s 2018 survey asked hundreds of school, university and hospital security professionals if security cameras are worth the investment. Here’s what they had to say.

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