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Sen. McCaskill: ‘I Am OK with Removing the Clery Act Completely’

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill calls Clery Act ‘a mess’ and ‘flawed’ in calling for repeal or simplification of the law that tracks campus criminal activity.

6 Unique Ways to Use Mobile Emergency Duress Systems

Weather alerts, environmental alerts and food service monitoring are just a few of the unconventional ways campuses are using their panic alarm technology.

Why the Scales Are Tipping in Favor of Wireless Duress Systems vs. Hardwired Fixed Systems

Faster installation is one important benefit of wireless panic alarms, but there are several others.

5 Interesting Facts about Wireless Emergency Alert Systems

Did you know that false activations are rare with panic alarms? This is just one of several strengths of this type of solution.

Read: Developing a Response Policy for Mobile Panic Alerts at Schools

Developing a Response Policy for Mobile Panic Alerts at Schools

When creating it, be certain to include the appropriate stakeholders and tailor the policy to your budget.

Why Emergency Panic Alarms Are Often Welcomed by Teachers, Doctors and Nurses

Healthcare and education professionals generally prefer mobile duress solutions over security cameras and card access control systems.

Read: Tips for Establishing Your Mass Notification Policies

Tips for Establishing Your Mass Notification Policies

Three university emergency managers tell Campus Safety Conference attendees that there are no cookie-cutter solutions when it comes to mass notification.

Campus Safety Conference Draws Media Attention

Numerous Los Angeles-area television, radio and print media covered the Campus Safety Conference last week at USC.

Read: LAPD Chief Beck Calls for Student ‘Self Accountability’ at the Campus Safety Conference

LAPD Chief Beck Calls for Student ‘Self Accountability’ at the Campus Safety Conference

Keynoting the Campus Safety Conference at USC, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says establishing police legitimacy and community efficacy are top priorities for campus safety departments.

Read: Nest Suspends Sales of Smoke and CO Detectors

Nest Suspends Sales of Smoke and CO Detectors

A software flaw that allows the ‘Nest Wave’ deactivation feature to potentially be unintentionally activated with a wave of the hand has led Nest to halt sales of its Nest Protect combination smoke/CO detector.

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