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03 Jan 2013

Elementary School Security Issues – Why Newtown Must Be The Spark For Additional Security Measures

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On December 14, 2012, the unspeakable happened. Adam Peter Lanza, age 20, fatally shot 20 schoolchildren and (6) adult staff members at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in the quiet village of Newtown, CT, also killing his own mother, and taking his own life when initial first-responders arrived on-scene. Newtown is now the 2nd-deadliest school […]

21 Dec 2012

Facility Security – Effective Patrol Techniques

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We have all seen dramatic TV shows and movies depicting criminal masterminds plotting to target banks and other high level secured facilities by timing down to the second when guards patrol, the number of guards and how long it takes to get from one point to another, without being detected. It makes for great entertainment, […]

20 Dec 2012

Electronic Student ID Tracking Has One Student Fighting Back

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I’ve been monitoring the on-going story about Texas high school student Andrea Hernandez for some time with interest. The young sophomore is refusing to wear her school ID card because the card allows school authorities to track his movements and location and the case has ended up in the courts. Whilst I understand the young […]

20 Dec 2012

Pay For Crime Quote

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The city and crime go together like a hand in a glove and to live in the city you have to pay for crime one way or another! Why is this so? What do you think is lacking in the justice system? Share this photo with your friends and comment below. Use this photo on […]

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 […]

17 Dec 2012

Mass School Shootings In America; Lessons To Be Learned

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The tragic shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School, is the latest in a long line of tragic mass school shootings in America which show no signs of abating. Such events shock and horrify us as individuals, as well as society as a whole. Feelings of helplessness, fear, outrage and grief for the families galvanize […]

14 Dec 2012

Another School Shooting Tragedy – Why Teachers Should Be Armed?

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With news just in of yet another tragic school shooting incident at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newton, Conneticut, is it time we faced up to the fact that whilst guns are so readily available on our streets, schools remain an easy target? School and campus security teams can surely only do so much. Surely […]

10 Dec 2012

Complacency In Facility Security Management – Your Biggest Enemy

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One of the greatest challenges to maintaining facility security and personnel safety for administrators and security professionals alike is the inevitable tendency to settle into a comfortable routine, also known as complacency. It is a natural human tendency, well documented in scientific studies, for the human brain to relegate repetitive or routine activities to “autopilot”. […]