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Metal Detection

Read: Douglas County to Put $10 Million Toward School Safety After STEM Shooting

Douglas County to Put $10 Million Toward School Safety After STEM Shooting

Douglas County commissioners unanimously voted Monday night to redirect the money using left over property tax revenue from 2018.

Read: 4 Factors Your Graduation Security Plan Should Include

4 Factors Your Graduation Security Plan Should Include

With graduation season comes large crowds and potential for security threats. Here are four ways to ensure your ceremonies go smoothly.

Read: Hilo Medical Center Ups Security After 3 Employees Stabbed

Hilo Medical Center Ups Security After 3 Employees Stabbed

A patient was being treated for a drug overdose at the Hawaii hospital when he grabbed a nurse and held a knife to her throat.

Read: Orange County Schools Increase Random Security Screening

Orange County Schools Increase Random Security Screening

Students could be seeing more random metal detector screenings and bag checks.

Read: Panel: LAUSD Needs School Safety Director, Audit of Metal Detector Policy

Panel: LAUSD Needs School Safety Director, Audit of Metal Detector Policy

The Los Angeles Unified School District safety panel also recommends increased mental health resources and proper firearms storage awareness.

Read: Broward County Schools Superintendent Reveals New Security Upgrades

Broward County Schools Superintendent Reveals New Security Upgrades

As students prepare for back to school, Broward County Schools superintendent provided updates on security improvements, including single points of entry.

Read: New Indiana School Safety Program to Offer Free Handheld Metal Detectors

New Indiana School Safety Program to Offer Free Handheld Metal Detectors

The new initiative, announced Monday, will offer one handheld metal detector for every 250 students enrolled at a public or charter school.

Read: Student Takes Own Life at McKinney North High School

Student Takes Own Life at McKinney North High School

The Texas high school was placed on lockdown and a tenth-grader was found dead in an empty classroom from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Read: 10 Best Practices When Deploying Metal Detectors

10 Best Practices When Deploying Metal Detectors

Here are some things experts say schools must consider before placing metal detectors in schools or using them at sporting events.

Read: The Pros and Cons of Installing Metal Detectors in Schools

The Pros and Cons of Installing Metal Detectors in Schools

School and university officials must consider both the benefits and the drawbacks of every security investment, like this common entryway solution.

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