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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: Demands to Defund the Police Bring Big Changes to Campus Security

Demands to Defund the Police Bring Big Changes to Campus Security

The reform movement is forcing educational facilities to revise their approaches to campus safety and security.

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: Questions Raised About Accuracy of ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection

Questions Raised About Accuracy of ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection

A report by a Chicago watchdog agency claims ShotSpotter is ineffective, but the company says its solution is 97% accurate.

Read: Campuses Report Having Mixed Success With Access Control, Lockdowns

Campuses Report Having Mixed Success With Access Control, Lockdowns

Demand for access control, locks, visitor management and other solutions is on the rise, but the ability to lockdown is still a challenge.

Read: Why Campus Emergency Notification Systems Performed Well During the Pandemic

Why Campus Emergency Notification Systems Performed Well During the Pandemic

According to the Campus Safety Emergency Notification Survey, only 3% of survey respondents said they experienced many pandemic-related problems.

Read: OSU Completes Project to Install More Than 540 Emergency Locks in Classrooms

OSU Completes Project to Install More Than 540 Emergency Locks in Classrooms

The $1 million project saw emergency locks installed in 48 academic buildings from March 2018 to March of this year.

Read: Demands to Defund the Police Bring Big Changes to Campus Security

Demands to Defund the Police Bring Big Changes to Campus Security

The reform movement is forcing educational facilities to revise their approaches to campus safety and security.

Read: Survey: 27% of Campuses Want to Expand or Replace Current Video Surveillance Systems

Survey: 27% of Campuses Want to Expand or Replace Current Video Surveillance Systems

The 2020 Campus Safety Video Surveillance Survey sheds light on camera system usage and needs of the education and healthcare markets.

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.

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