School Security


Newtown Public School District Chooses Raptor System to Enhance Security

Monday, October 26, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Around the Web · Press Releases ·

Newtown Public School District Chooses Raptor System to Enhance Security
District installs visitor management software by Raptor Technologies to screen entrants and enhance security. Read more.

Back to School: Reviewing Access Control Options

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Photos ·

Back to School: Reviewing Access Control Options
There are a number of ways schools can improve their front entrance security. Read more.

California District to Install Kiosks that Detect Gunfire

Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Chrissy Winske | News & Articles · News ·

California District to Install Kiosks that Detect Gunfire
These six-foot tall interactive kiosks are primarily used for school communication, but come equipped with a sensor that detects gunshots. Read more.

SIA, NSCA Launch Partner Alliance for Safer Schools

Friday, October 24, 2014 by D. Craig MacCormack | News & Articles · News ·

SIA, NSCA Launch Partner Alliance for Safer Schools
SIA PASS to develop guidelines for use of electronic security and life safety equipment in schools. Read more.

7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed

Monday, September 15, 2014 by Michael Dorn | News & Articles · News ·

7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed
Seven tips on how to look out for a concealed weapon on a person's body. Read more.

Survey: Sandy Hook Tragedy Prompted Significant Changes in School Security

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News ·

Survey: Sandy Hook Tragedy Prompted Significant Changes in School Security
Last December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting prompted nearly nine in 10 K-12 respondents and more than one in two university and hospital respondents to make changes in their public safety programs. Other large-scale emergencies, however, didn’t result in as much action by campuses. Read more.

Districts Focus on Security as Students Head Back to School

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by Chrissy Winske | News & Articles · News ·

Districts Focus on Security as Students Head Back to School
School districts across the country are focusing on school security in the wake of recent violence. Districts are adding security cameras, school resources officers, changing visitor polices and more. Read more.

Legislation Can Provide Much-Needed K-12 MNEC Guidance

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 by Mickey McCarter | News & Articles · Blogs · Codes & Standards ·

Legislation Can Provide Much-Needed K-12 MNEC Guidance
SIA says the embattled School and Campus Safety Enhancements Act of 2013 could spur funding for school security measures like digital video, access control and intrusion detection systems, while helping to establish better links between schools and first responders. Read more.

Alleged Boston Bomber’s School Reports Students Were Never in Danger

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News ·

Alleged Boston Bomber’s School Reports Students Were Never in Danger
Special task force created by UMass Dartmouth also said they could not have predicted the alleged bombers’ actions. Read more.

School Security System Integration Market to Rise More than 80 Percent

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by Chrissy Winske | News & Articles · News · Press Releases ·

School Security System Integration Market to Rise More than 80 Percent
In the wake of recent school tragedies, school spending on security and surveillance system integration is expected to grow spurring the market to rise more than 80 percent by 2017. School security systems help to deter crime from happening on campus and greatly reduce response time in the event of an emergency. Information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS) details this information in a new report. Read more.