Supply chain security, public health and employee retention ruled the headlines in 2021. Reflecting on the past twelve months, physical security leaders share their insights on where to focus security priorities in 2022.
Six sports safety and security experts have been honored with National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) Emerging Industry Leader Awards based on their outstanding contributions to the sports safety field.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security, established in 2006 by the University of Southern Mississippi, is the only academic center in the United States devoted to the study and practice of spectator sports safety and security.
Out of sheer necessity, sports security has been evolving rapidly since the Boston Marathon bombing, and most sports security professionals refer to that particular event as a turning point. Metal detectors have become commonplace in major league stadiums, new security policies have been formed, and even tailgating was banned at this year’s Super Bowl.
Three people were stabbed during a late-night scuffle outside Denver’s football stadium after the Broncos lost 27-20 to the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night, according to a CNN report. One of the victims is in critical condition, and police have three people in custody. A fourth person may have been injured in the incident in the parking lot next to Sports Authority Field at Mile High. That person left without seeking treatment.