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Study: Drug Testing in Schools Not Effective as a Deterrent

Many schools employ drug testing to deter illegal substance use by students, but new research from Counsel and Heal has revealed that these checks fail to dissuade teens from trying drugs, Fox News reports.


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Parents Protest Removal of School Security Officers

Parents at a school in Lindenhurst, NJ are protesting the school district's removal of security officers from its elementary schools.


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New Security Chief for Philadelphia School District

Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Carl Holmes was named the security chief for the Philadelphia School District.


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Obama Administration to Allocate Funds for Armed Police in Schools

The Obama administration plans to spend millions of dollars to place armed police officers in school across the U.S. in a move advocated by the National Rifle Association in the wake of the Newtown, Conn. shooting last year, according to Fox News.


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Chicago Schools Security Chief Says New Schools Will Be Safe

The closing of 50 schools this August in Chicago has prompted comparisons to the violent death of Derrion Albert, with warnings that the new school boundary lines could bring similar tension. 


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Police in West Aurora to Use School Surveillance Cameras in Training

New surveillance cameras in West Aurora, Ill., schools will enable first responders to get a more solid picture of an incident before arriving at the scene. 


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Busy couple of days for educational institutions.

Schools Faced Bomb Threats, Burglaries and Vandalism Incidents

Bomb threats and vandalism escalate as summer break closes in.

It was a busy middle May as school administrators, school security officials and local law enforcement responded to an escalating number of life safety and vandalism threats.


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Minnesota School District Gets Bulletproof Whiteboards

A Minnesota school district is using bulletproof whiteboards.


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Los Angeles Schools Hiring 440 New Security Aides

As part of a $4.2 million plan to increase school security, elementary schools in LA will be patrolled by 440 new security aides equipped with vests and radios.


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NRA Unveils 'School Shield' Security Proposals

The National School Shield Program recommends a model program that will train school personnel to carry firearms. 


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The Active Shooter within a K-12 Campus Setting-Law Enforcement and Campus Administrator Response Dynamics

4/28/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This 45-minute presentation will provide a brief overview of the School Shooter historical perspective, safe school plans, law enforcement and school site response dynamics and challenges.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

Podcasts

Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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Security Magazine 2014 September cover

2014 October

Security takes a look at safety and preparedness for the harshest of weather phenomena in this October 2014 edition of the magazine. Also, we investigate supply chain security and the many benefits of PSIM. 

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criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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