Technology Resource for Security Police & Administrators
October 2013 Issue
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November 19, 2013
This table lists the level of public safety changes by hospitals, universities and schools prompted by Hurricane Sandy, the Moore, Okla. tornado, the Boston Marathon bombing, the West, Texas plant...
October 24, 2013
Here are some examples of the measures that can be deployed to protect K-12 schools from unauthorized entry. Related Article: 11 Components of a Secure School Front Entrance.
October 8, 2013
Vanderbilt University is committed to providing a unified command among the various university departments, city, state and federal government agencies and community organizations. The Emergency...
September 20, 2013
On August 20th 2013, Keck Medical Center of USC held a full scale patient evacuation exercise. It was the largest patient evacuation exercise in the history of the campus. The full scale exercise...
September 17, 2013
Here are some examples of how IP video surveillance technology can be used not only for security, but for a wide variety of other applications. For full coverage of this topic, read our new IP Video...
September 16, 2013
The University of Texas System Police at Health Science Center San Antonio operates a full dispatch center 24/7 to serve the campus community.
September 4, 2013
Two U.S. Supreme Court cases from Florida have clarified the use of police dogs by officers for search vehicles and private properties. Law enforcement appeared to score a victory in Florida v....
September 3, 2013
Too many officers try to handcuff a suspect while he or she is still fighting. Before you can handcuff a suspect, you must obtain control. Here are three techniques for when you're on your own (rear...
August 27, 2013
Here are photos of Texas Tech's newly renovated emergency operations center. Previously, the room was used as an old shooting range at the Texas Tech Police Department. In the case of an emergency...
August 14, 2013
Carolinas HealthCare System converts to an all-digital communications platform and replaces old serpentine consoles with state-of-the-art ergonomic furnishings and digital equipment.
August 8, 2013
Here are a few of the infographics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics report on school crime that was released Wednesday. Read the news item for additional information.
See the equipment Benedictine University uses for incident command.
August 1, 2013
Portland State University is the largest state university in Oregon, having a significantly higher student population than any other university in the state. The Campus Public Safety Office maintains...
July 15, 2013
You don't want someone getting a hold of your weapons or other potentially dangerous items kept in your vehicle. Secure firearms and other potentially dangerous gear safely in your rolling office with...
July 5, 2013
Here are some examples of areas on and around campuses where unauthorized individuals and members of the homeless community often live. Because these visitors are normally not vetted, in most cases...
June 6, 2013
Check out these campus law enforcement K9s with their handlers.
June 5, 2013
In May, the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) held its Annual General Meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and its IAHSS Foundation Recognition Awards program was one of...
May 30, 2013
Here are highlights from the University of Maryland's drills and actual emergencies, including Hurricane Irene and Super Storm Sandy.
May 28, 2013
Law enforcement officers have plenty of less-lethal options to avoid a deadly force encounter, including light, chemical agents, conducted electrical weapons, projectile weapons, and launchable pepper...
Check out our sampling of 10 mobile apps for smartphones and tablets that will ease your patrol workflow. Screenshots courtesy of vendors.
October 28, 2013
New Security at Anoka-Hennepin Elementary Schools
November 6, 2013
Houston ISD's School Bus Shuffle
December 2, 2013
Surveillance Camera Captures Tornado Striking Ind. Middle School
December 11, 2013
Trends in Arming Police on Higher Ed Campuses
November 19, 2013
Extent of Public Safety Changes in Response to Major 2012-2013 Disasters
October 24, 2013
Photo Gallery: School Front Entrance Security