Technology Resource for Security Police & Administrators
April 2013 Issue
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The University of Louisville utilizes InformaCast to alert students and staff of an emergency situation on campus involving a firearm.
Knowing when and how to apply these two different requirements will help you to comply with the Clery Act.
Electronic displays are effective ways campuses can visually communicate with their communities during an emergency.
A newly installed mass notification solution addresses the coverage issues and other challenges associated with the school’s previous emergency alert systems.
Timely and clear communication is paramount in maintaining public safety.
Thanks to the installation of a scalable, networked critical paging system, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center has improved the reliability and intelligibility of its emergency communications. The upgrade has enabled the campus to address its current and future public safety needs.
Institutions looking to upgrade their fire alarm systems should be certain their old and new equipment can communicate with each other.
Study shows that many campuses are still struggling with the quality, coverage and implementation of their video surveillance, access control, mass notification and emergency communications solutions.
According to the OASIS standard, "The Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) is a simple but general format for exchanging all-hazard emergency alerts and public warnings over all kinds of networks.
April 23, 2013
How the Campus SaVE Act Will Affect Clery Compliance
May 13, 2013
How to Conduct an Emergency Notification Risk Analysis
May 16, 2013
Security Camera Catches Polite Robber at Seattle Gas Station
June 6, 2013
K9s on Campus
June 5, 2013
IAHSS 2013 Award Winners
May 30, 2013
Emergency Drills at University Of Maryland, College Park