Tags public safety

North Carolina schools use mapping tools to improve school safety

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

Applications for risk management planning and mapping are helping school administrators better coordinate with emergency response agencies.

Virginia doubles funding for school-security technologies

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Hundreds of schools across the commonwealth will share $6 million in funding, which is set to double next year amid concerns of gun violence.

Florida 'student safety' database fell short, commission says

by Katya Schwenk • 3 months ago

Some officials say it adds little new functionality for law enforcement, while others claim the governor's request was "impossible" from the start.

More schools are buying mobile 'panic buttons' for shooter scenarios

by Katya Schwenk • 3 months ago

Oklahoma schools are among the latest to invest in the technology, spending $3 million on a mobile platform to be used by more than 500 districts.

Florida's statewide student data project alarms privacy groups

by Katya Schwenk • 4 months ago

Civil rights watchdogs say the data-collection project to prevent school gun violence is being pushed into students' lives haphazardly.

FirstNet inks first school district for public safety network

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

Schools in part of the Spartanburg, South Carolina, area will receive FirstNet-enabled devices and app ecosystem access.

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