Technology Resource for Security Police & Administrators
October 2013 Issue
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When city officials in Torrance, Calif., decided to green-light a proposed video surveillance project, they had more in mind than to simply put additional “eyes” on the streets to help combat crime.
Last December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting prompted nearly nine in 10 K-12 respondents and more than one in two university and hospital respondents to make changes in their public safety programs. Other large-scale emergencies, however, didn’t result in as much action by campuses.
While the average layperson can likely surmise a camera’s field of view, its apparent simplicity can be deceptive. This is particularly true where it comes to designing security surveillance systems. Learn how to avoid common mistakes associated with camera layouts, lighting and pixel dilution.
In this video, Paul Timm of RETA Security describes the changes K-12 campuses have made since last December's Newtown, Conn., mass school shooting. He also discusses the funding that is becoming available and best practices schools can adopt.
Today’s IP video surveillance systems can be used in a wide variety of applications. Here are some best practices end users have found that make the most of their security technology investments.
Not all images captured on video surveillance are of bad things. When you look for what's good, it's amazing what you'll find.
Officer-worn video technology is coming of age, but will agencies and officers embrace it and use it properly?
Incorporating access control and referring homeless adults to appropriate resources can keep kids safe while helping those who are less fortunate.
October 2, 2013
School Security Since Sandy Hook
September 3, 2013
Prisoner Tries Gun Grab In Court
August 16, 2013
Security Cameras Capture Acts of Kindness
October 8, 2013
Vanderbilt University Police's Dispatch Center
September 17, 2013
How to Leverage Video Technology for Security and Operational Efficiencies
September 16, 2013
The University of Texas System Police at Health Science Center San Antonio - Dispatch Center