Active Shooter

Read: How Panic Alarms Can Improve School Security

How Panic Alarms Can Improve School Security

Panic buttons or duress alarms can be used by teachers, administrators and other school employees to summon immediate help for medical emergencies, as well as active shooter incidents, inclement weather, intruders and more.

Read: Safe Zone Unveils Next-Gen Gunfire Detection System

Safe Zone Unveils Next-Gen Gunfire Detection System

The new system includes automated 9-1-1 connection and a patenti-pending tri-mode data capture system.

Read: 1 WVU Student Killed, 1 Injured in 2 Shootings in 2 Days

1 WVU Student Killed, 1 Injured in 2 Shootings in 2 Days

Both of the shootings happened at off-campus apartment complexes, one of which is operated by West Virginia University (WVU).

Read: Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

Kentucky SROs Must Carry Guns Under New Law

The new requirement adds to a 2019 state law, which called for school resource officers in nearly each of its 1,500 public schools.

Read: Reading Between the Lines: Recognizing Insider References to School Shooters

Reading Between the Lines: Recognizing Insider References to School Shooters

School shooters sometimes quote previous shooters in their online posts and/or homework assignments. Campus staff and police should understand these references so they can intervene.

Read: Brigham and Women’s Hospital Valet Shot, Suspect Killed in Police Pursuit

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Valet Shot, Suspect Killed in Police Pursuit

Police opened fire on the suspect at two separate locations after he pointed a weapon at officers and refused repeated demands to drop it.

Read: Everytown for Gun Safety, Teachers Unions Urge Schools to Reassess Lockdown Drills

Everytown for Gun Safety, Teachers Unions Urge Schools to Reassess Lockdown Drills

Although 95% of American public schools regularly conduct some sort of active shooter drill, the groups recommend students not be involved.

Read: Fayetteville VA Shooting Suspect Was There For Mental Health Treatment

Fayetteville VA Shooting Suspect Was There For Mental Health Treatment

The suspect was at the N.C. hospital with her mother when she jumped out of the vehicle and pulled a handgun from a duffel bag.

Read: 17 Essential Steps to Prepare Your Campus for a Large-Scale Public Event

17 Essential Steps to Prepare Your Campus for a Large-Scale Public Event

A Certified Public Manager and retired police lieutenant identifies 17 things campuses must do before hosting a large-scale event to ensure safety for all.

Read: COPS Office Releases $500 Million in Community Policing Grants

COPS Office Releases $500 Million in Community Policing Grants

The grant money will be used for scenario-based active shooter training and improved access to mental health and wellness services, among other things.

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