Metal Detection

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.

Read: NYC School Safety Agents Find 328 Weapons in 3 Months

NYC School Safety Agents Find 328 Weapons in 3 Months

The figure represents a steep increase compared to what NYC school safety agents confiscated last year.

Read: Fatal Stabbing at Bronx School Sparks Debate Around Metal Detectors

Fatal Stabbing at Bronx School Sparks Debate Around Metal Detectors

Metal detectors were installed the day after a student fatally stabbed one classmate and injured another with a three-inch switchblade.

Read: Spotlight on Campus Safety Conference Texas Sponsors

Spotlight on Campus Safety Conference Texas Sponsors

Check out our photo gallery of the Campus Safety Conference Texas sponsors.

Read: 7 Steps to Improving Stadium and Large Event Security

7 Steps to Improving Stadium and Large Event Security

Here are some lessons learned from previous incidents that can help increase the safety and security of school and university athletic events, concerts and other large gatherings.

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