Parking Security

Read: Atlanta: 4 Students Shot Outside Benjamin E. Mays High School

Atlanta: 4 Students Shot Outside Benjamin E. Mays High School

The shooting happened in the school’s lower parking lot shortly after dismissal Wednesday.

Read: Austin, Texas: 1 Killed, 5 Hurt When Car Crashes Into St. David’s ER

Austin, Texas: 1 Killed, 5 Hurt When Car Crashes Into St. David’s ER

Cell phone video from the scene shows people scrambling as the vehicle’s tires continue to spin, filling the room with smoke.

Read: Designing Pedestrian-Friendly Parking Lots

Designing Pedestrian-Friendly Parking Lots

Parking ramp design, signage, bollards and guard booths all play an important role in keeping pedestrians safe.

Read: Yakima Deputy Superintendent Shares Lessons Learned After Fatal School Parking Lot Shooting

Yakima Deputy Superintendent Shares Lessons Learned After Fatal School Parking Lot Shooting

After a teen was tragically shot and killed, the Yakima School District conducted an after-action review to determine failures and successes in its response.

Read: CPTED in Schools: Has Your Campus Applied These 3 Tactics to Prevent Crime?

CPTED in Schools: Has Your Campus Applied These 3 Tactics to Prevent Crime?

A security veteran who has conducted countless site assessments shares successes and cautionary tales in CPTED and offers sage advice for schools.

Read: “Safety Everywhere” Is Possible for Healthcare Workers

“Safety Everywhere” Is Possible for Healthcare Workers

The new concept of “safety everywhere” is being adopted as an alternative to the traditional assumption that an organization’s duty of care ended as soon as an employee leaves the building.

Read: Texas: Victoria College Student Shot in Campus Parking Lot

Texas: Victoria College Student Shot in Campus Parking Lot

Students at the community college were escorted to their vehicles by police after the scene was secured.

Read: Police: Florida Mom Tried to Run Over School Security Officer

Police: Florida Mom Tried to Run Over School Security Officer

The school security officer narrowly avoided being hit by the vehicle by jumping out of the way into nearby bushes.

Read: Tennessee: University of Memphis Student Carjacked at Gunpoint

Tennessee: University of Memphis Student Carjacked at Gunpoint

Memphis Police said a car with four masked men blocked the student’s vehicle with theirs and one of the suspects pointed a gun at her.

Read: 4 Inexpensive Ways to Improve School Parking Lot Safety

4 Inexpensive Ways to Improve School Parking Lot Safety

Low-cost strategies include conducting a walk-through of school grounds and creating use policies for outside groups.

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