The problem with protecting K–12 and higher education environments is the realization that many bad actors come from within. And it can be hard to tell the difference between students with genuinely bad intent, and stupid teenagers just being stupid teenagers.
One person is dead and the suspect is in custody after a shooting on Monday at Rose State College in Midwest City, Okla., according to national news.
National news reports that a high-school student in Ohio has potentially prevented an active shooter incident at his school, said local officials.
National news reports that a 28-year-old woman shot and killed three students and three adults at a private Christian school in Nashville, Tenn., on the morning of Monday, March 27, according to authorities. The Covenant School serves about 200 students in grades K–6.
National news reports that on Wednesday, March 22, during a routine pat-down at a Denver high school, a male student shot two faculty members, according to school officials and local law enforcement.
I was in fifth grade in April 1999, when the Columbine shooting happened. I didn’t watch the news much, and the infinite information faucet of 24-hour news cycles and social media didn’t exist yet.
The Crawford AuSable School District in Grayling, Mich., recently selected the A.I.-based gun detection solution from ZeroEyes to protect its community of four schools and more than 1,600 students, according to a news release.
Advanced detection safety and security systems provider Metrasens recently announced that more than 180 hospitals and healthcare centers in the United States have adopted its solutions within the last six months, according to a news release.
IPVideo recently announced the launch of the Sentry ERS Lockdown and Emergency Response System, custom-built for use in schools and campus environments, according to a news release.
The Arizona Department of Education recently announced plans to redirect funding from grants to place armed officers on every campus in the state, according to local news.
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