Archive for December, 2012

19 Dec 2012

Gaston County reviews school safety measures

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Gastongazette.com. Since last Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut, many school systems like Gaston County are reviewing their safety and security plans with local authorities. Gaston County already has the lowest campus crime rate in all of North Carolina. In addition to pro-active approaches such as good citizenship […]

19 Dec 2012

BUSU and Campus Security go mobile – Internal News – Brock University News – The Brock Press – Brock University

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Check out this blog post on Brockpress.com.  Brock University Students Union and Campus Security have developed a Campus Security Hotline App for quick access to Campus Security in case of emergency of any kind. While accessible by campus landline phones (and the extension 3200), most students need to use their cellphones. This app is now […]

19 Dec 2012

Houston-area school districts respond to Newtown shooting

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Check out this article on Khou.com. After the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, two Houston-area school districts issued statements about their campus security. The statement reassures parents that campuses will be secured with increased presence of police officers in and around campus, along with counselors who will meet students who […]

19 Dec 2012

Elementary school shooting reported in Newtown – Should teachers be armed?

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I read about the shootings at Sandyhook with a heavy heart this week as I have about all the other school shootings around the country over the years. The sick individuals that carry out these acts of violence on innocent people do untold damage to communities and ruin so many people’s lives and all for […]

19 Dec 2012

Tracking chips in student ID cards prove useless

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Interesting article posted on Fourthestatenewspaper.com. A student tracking program has been implemented at John Jay High School, and Jones Middle Schools, outside of San Antonio, Texas. This student tracking program uses micro-chips in the students identification card and radio technology to track the students location. The author notes that this initiative is not in the […]

19 Dec 2012

Gotcha! Alleged iPhone Thief Takes Photo Of Herself #dailydumb

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Check out this blog post on Huffingtonpost.com. There is a very useful and clever app for the iphone that will help track down the iphone if it is stolen. The phone will take a picture of the person that has the phone. Using GPS, the location of the phone will be sent to the local […]

18 Dec 2012

Campus Security names first-ever female captain

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Interesting article posted on Kaleo.org.  A lady named Alberta Pukahi is the first ever female captain for the security department at the University of Hawaii. She feels very excited about this job promotion and wants to use her new position to inspire others to strive to meet their goals. She has worked her way up […]

18 Dec 2012

Campus card more than just another ID

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Universitychronicle.net. The campus card is not just used as a photo ID, although that is one use. It can be used for many other things such as to purchase items on campus. Cash can be loaded onto the cards. Students can purchase books, food on campus, transportation […]