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Metal Detection

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.

Read: Parkland Students Return to School with Clear Backpacks, IDs

Parkland Students Return to School with Clear Backpacks, IDs

The new measures were added following several security breaches at the school last month, including a sheriff’s deputy who was found sleeping in his squad car on campus.

Read: Parents Sue, Demand More Security After Student Fight Caught on Tape

Parents Sue, Demand More Security After Student Fight Caught on Tape

A school security guard can be seen trying to break up a student fight as another starts behind her at Victory Collegiate High School in Brooklyn.

Read: Security Officer Shot, Suspect Dead at Univ. of Cincinnati Medical Center

Security Officer Shot, Suspect Dead at Univ. of Cincinnati Medical Center

The gunman shot a security officer in the shoulder and shot at a responding police officer before turning the gun on himself.

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