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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#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.
Chinese Hackers Target 27 Universities to Acquire Military Technology | #TpromoCom #China #Hacker #Hackers | Over two dozen universities in the U.S. and around the world have been singled out for access to maritime military research. (please scroll for more)
Dozens of universities have fallen victim to a cyberattack conducted by Chinese hackers attempting to steal information on military technology.
The University of Washington, the University of Hawaii and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are among at least 27 universities that have been targeted, reports ZD Net.
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Students Plan Walkouts, Sit-Ins Following Florida School Shooting | #TpromoCom #school #shooter #activism | The Women’s March organizers and the Network for Public Education are encouraging students and teachers to organize walkouts, sit-ins and other events to protest gun violence in schools.
“All too often, this kind of tragedy ends up to be an opportunity for activists on the political Left to incite rage and anger among local communities to further their political agenda, which apparently is ‘disarmament,'” says Al Colombo, a CCTV Security Technician Forum administrator.
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