Archive for January, 2013

07 Jan 2013

Ways of Deterring Crime on Campus

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Security-today.com. This article is about crime in schools no matter what the grade level and that something needs to be done to ensure safety in schools all over the country. Some schools are big and have other buildings which make it hard to cover all areas of […]

07 Jan 2013

Should Local Schools Follow NRA’s Suggestion for Armed Campus Security? – Napa Valley, CA Patch

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I read an article on Napavalley.patch.com that I thought you should read. In a recent press conference the NRA suggested that schools should be guarded by armed guards in response to the Newton, CT shooting. The general conciseness to the press conference by NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre is that the problem can not […]

07 Jan 2013

Solutions for reliable high-security government ID production

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Check out this blog post on Hidglobal.com. The FARGO HDP8500 Industrial Printer/Encoder and the FARGO HDP500LE Industrial Card Laser Engraver gives ID issuers much needed security when needing to make government IDs. These products are very reliable since they can work day in and day out. They also successfully withstand tampering and forgery attempts. They […]

07 Jan 2013

Customer trends in advanced visual security for identification credentials

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Just read this on Hidglobal.com. Persons wishing to gain illicit access to secure areas may wish to due so by using counterfeit ID cards. To thwart such efforts, many companies are learning to implement visual security elements (VSEs) that are harder to fake than just showing a guard a sham photo ID. These VSEs come […]

07 Jan 2013

When is Social Media Use a Crime?

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Check out this blog post on Fox2now.com. At what point is poor taste and offensive behavior on social media a crime? Connecticut State Police Lt. Paul Vance believes a number of folks he has seen mimicking the Sandy Hook shooter in a threatening matter should be prosecuted. “These issues are crimes,” he said. Laws against […]

07 Jan 2013

Gun-Control Backers See No High Court Hurdle for Laws

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Here’s an article worth a read posted on Bloomberg.com. Gun-control advocates believe they may have support for their views from the Supreme Court. A 2008 ruling left the door open for government restrictions on the Second Amendment, and the administration feels similarly. There may be room for the government to impose limitations on gun owners, […]

04 Jan 2013

Is putting a cop in every school even possible, or wise?

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Interesting article posted on Foxnews.com. There is debate over whether you can put a cop in every school. People say that it would sound good. However a lot of schools have already done that and there were guards in Columbine and that didn?t stop the shooters. Getting money for this would be hard. Taxes would […]

04 Jan 2013

Opinion: Smart Gun Technology Could Have Blocked Adam Lanza

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Just read this on Huffingtonpost.com. David Shuster, a correspondent and anchor for Current TV discusses smart technology responses to gun control. In the wake of Sandy Hook, politicians and the people are looking more and more for an effective policy response to make shooting sprees far less common in the future. Shuster discusses how to […]