Active Shooter Gunshot Detection Guide: When Seconds Count | #TpromoCom #GunShot #Shooter #Police | Early detection can trigger a host of responses including alerting occupants to the location where shots were fired while triggering building alarms.
Over the past decade, the number of active shooter incidents in the United States has grown exponentially. According to fbi.gov, there were 214 fatalities from active shooters in 2016, which jumped to 729 just one year later. Most of these shootings (62.8%) occurred in businesses and schools.
However, the reality is active shooter incidents can happen anywhere at any time – meaning no place is immune to an active shooter event. While it is impossible to prevent every active shooter event from occurring, new technology is helping first responders and law enforcement mitigate the threat faster to help reduce the number of casualties.
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Memoreyes’ Unique Outdoor Video Surveillance Systems are Totally Wireless | #Memoreyes #TpromoCom #WiFi #VideoSurveillance | The use of outdoor WiFi is often unreliable. But the engineers behind Memoreyes’ unique outdoor video safety systems have solved this problem, providing reliable, steady wireless connectivity between the Model 360 and 100 camera systems. No wires means no trenching and lower installation fees. The Camera Housing
The Entrance System Housing contains seven cameras and two to three micro-computers.
Four cameras document cars as they enter, pass by, and depart; and the other three read license plates, including the detection of vehicles that travel the wrong way through an exit.
The All Property System housing is a 12’ tall “candy cane” that houses an HD camera, 2 micro-computers, and the Camera Director System.
The system runs on low voltage power (no 120VAC power install requirements), and it wirelessly connects to a NVR (Network Video Recorder) through Ethernet radios.
Camera housings are weatherproof, including sun shades and are rated from -20°F to 120°F.
Anti-tampering features detect camera-pole shaking, which initiates a local verbal warning through an in-housing speaker. This action also directs other cameras in the vicinity to video the event.
#Audit Finds NYC Schools Unprepared for #Emergency Situations | #ESC_LLC #School #Security #Safety | An audit of NYC schools’ safety plans found missing floor plans, unarmed door alarms, and a lack of drills and coordination, among other things.
According to the release, the state’s Department of Education has not been strict in requiring schools file safety plans on time and policies do not routinely align regulations with state requirements.
The assessment looked at safety plans of 25 of the city’s 1,800 schools run by the DOE. It found missing floor plans, unarmed door alarms, radios that were turned off or were not working, and a lack of drills and coordination, among other issues.
Gunshot detection market to be up to 1008 M USD by 2024 | #ESC_LLC #Security #Business #Report | According to new market research information on the Gunshot Detection System Market, Marketsandmarkets predicts that this sector is estimated at USD 564 million in 2019 and is projected to reach USD 1,008 million by 2024, at a compound annual growth rate of 12.30% from 2019 to 2024.
Gunshot detection systems for homeland security were first used in the US. These systems are primarily used by law enforcement agencies. They are installed at a height of more than 30 feet above the ground at select locations of the coverage area. These include walls, poles, streetlights, and buildings, among others.
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Increase in the incidents of mass shootings in educational institutions is a prime concern. These systems installed at educational institutions places provide real-time updates on shooting events to security personnel, along with individuals inside these places on their electronic communication devices.
Within the report, the gunshot detection system market has been segmented and analysed by the researchers, in terms of installation type, namely, fixed installation, soldier mounted, and vehicle installation. The market is dominated by the fixed installation segment and this segment is also projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Fixed gunshot detection systems use the acoustic sensor node detection technology to detect a gunshot event.
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Ontario Schools Test New Access Control Measures | #TpromoCom #School #Security #AccessControl | Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute is now using a key fob entry system for interior doors. The schools already required a swipe card with the user’s photo and job title for access to exterior doors.
All teachers and instructional staff at Westgate are required to use the cards. Students are able to exit classrooms, but someone must open the door to let them inside.
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Who Is In The Facility? | #TpromoCom #accesscontrol #visitor #security | Effective integration of access control and visitor management is one tool in tracking building occupants. Author Allan Colombo explains the difference between access control and visitor management and how both run on the same platform. Published in Facility Executive magazine, this is a must read for those who are contemplating incorporating both features in the high rise, building(s), or corporate enterprise. To read this timely article, go to http://bit.ly/2sgn7vx. To send questions to the author, Allan Colombo, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 330-956-9003.
Gunfighters Then And Now | #TpromoCom #WMD #gunfighters #gunslingers | “As I remember, in the early 1960’s the local city police in my area of Ohio were still practicing the one-hand military stance that was also used in formal target pistol matches. And one small township police department was still using that method in the early 1980’s. But it was nothing that even resembled the one-hand instinct (point shooting) made famous by the gunslingers and lawmen of the old west” says Gary Miller, WMD author. (scroll down)
In the 1950’s, when Miller’s experience with handguns began, he was in his mid-teens. At that time, the two-hand hold on handguns was not yet the preferred handgun shooting criteria of the day. As a matter of fact, other than shooting from a sand bag rest for the purpose of testing ammunition or checking out the accuracy of a newly acquired gun, the two-hand hold was considered to be mostly for the ladies back then. (“Or so I thought,” says Miller.)
“We also have a series of video clips under the HOT button on the right that feature movies or western movie actors,” says Al Colombo, WMD Publisher. “Keep an eye on the section under the HOT button about mid week and you will see new clips and news appear in that section.”
To read Gary Miller’s “Gunfighters Then and Now,” and to review the video clips under the HOT button, go to: http://bit.ly/2D5lvur