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Read: New York City Rolls Out New Metal Detectors in Schools

New York City Rolls Out New Metal Detectors in Schools

CEIA’s Opengate metal detectors will be deployed in more than 80 schools in the city.

Read: ‘That’s the Way We’ve Always Done It’ Doesn’t Cut It in School Security Anymore

‘That’s the Way We’ve Always Done It’ Doesn’t Cut It in School Security Anymore

Michael Garcia of HID Global explains why school districts need a proactive, unified approach to safety and security.

Read: Keycard Hack Can Open Hotel Guest Rooms

Keycard Hack Can Open Hotel Guest Rooms

A hacking technique exposes security vulnerabilities of some RFID-based hotel keycard locks.

Read: ‘Run Hide Fight’ and Responding to Active Shooters: What Does ‘Fight’ Mean at a School?

‘Run Hide Fight’ and Responding to Active Shooters: What Does ‘Fight’ Mean at a School?

The “fight” option in school active shooter response is problematic because the responsible person usually has a room full of students, some of whom might be very young.

Read: IoT Smart Sensors Monitor School Indoor Air Quality to Keep Students Safe

IoT Smart Sensors Monitor School Indoor Air Quality to Keep Students Safe

IoT smart sensors that have traditionally been used by schools to detect vaping can also monitor classroom indoor air quality.

Read: Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Reached All-time High in 2023

Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents Reached All-time High in 2023

The Council on American Islamic Relations says it received 56% more reports of anti-Muslim bias last year than in 2022.

Read: Michigan State to Install AI Video Surveillance System to Detect Threats

Michigan State to Install AI Video Surveillance System to Detect Threats

The AI-powered software uses analytics to detect barrier breaches, track individuals as they move across campus, count crowd size, and read vehicle license plates.

Read: 804 People Have Been Killed by Guns at U.S. Schools

804 People Have Been Killed by Guns at U.S. Schools

Most school gun violence is the result of escalated disputes and occurs in parking lots during morning classes, according to one study.

Read: 12-Year-Old Finnish Student Fatally Shoots 1 Classmate, Injures 2 Others

12-Year-Old Finnish Student Fatally Shoots 1 Classmate, Injures 2 Others

Immediately after the school shooting, the suspect fled on foot but was later apprehended by police.

Read: UMN Police to Respond to Off-Campus Calls Amidst Minneapolis PD Officer Shortage

UMN Police to Respond to Off-Campus Calls Amidst Minneapolis PD Officer Shortage

The new agreement comes as the University of Minnesota’s police department is also 15 officers short of a full staff.

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