Metal Detection

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: 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.

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