Principal, Teacher Stop Planned Shooting

Gun_ThinkStockA student’s plan to shoot and kill two unarmed school security officers was stopped Dec. 10 when the principal and a teacher of the school in Northwest Miami-Dade County patted the student down and discovered a weapon.

Jalen Leon Bradley, 18, was arrested on charges of bringing a loaded gun to school, battery on a police officer and attempted murder. He confessed to police that he planned to shoot two school security officers whom he “hates.”

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Intercoms: Cost-Efficient Security For Schools

School IntercomMost people probably remember a school intercom. Each morning speakers in the classroom shared news of assemblies, sports events and deadlines for returning forms — all dispassionately read by the front office receptionist.

But when manmade or natural emergencies strike a K-12 campus, immediate communication between administrators, faculty, staff and students becomes critical. That’s when an audio intercom proves to be one of the most valuable and cost-efficient layers of campus security.

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Next Generation of Senior Care Technology

nh-story630x420Senior living communities need a safety and security solution that protects all residents whenever and wherever needed.

The STANLEY Healthcare Arial­ Wireless Emergency Call solution represents the next generation of emergency call, encompassing not only wireless nurse call, but also built-in wander management capabilities, multiple options for staff notification, fire alarm panel integration, and powerful reporting and consolidated event management.

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Trusted Financial Institution Security

Bank OverviewDMP is one of the most trusted names in security for financial insitutions and offers fully integrated systems for intrusion, fire and access control.

Full-time Network and Cellular Monitoring

The network technology is the most sophisticated solution for integrated instrusion and access control in the industry. The system uses an on-board network connectivity with an existing full-time network connection. This alone could save tens of thousands in phone line and long distance charges between the panel and central station.

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7 Signs A Weapon Is Being Concealed

L-CS7weapons-open-posterThe man stood unnoticed outside the grocery store for nearly three hours before his ex-wife arrived. As she stepped from a taxicab, the man quickly stepped toward her and, to the shock of everyone present, quickly raised a 12-gauge pump shotgun from under his coat and killed her. Before the deputy sheriff who was less than 50 feet away could react, the suspect turned the gun on himself and committed suicide.

This homicide occurred even though the grocery store hired an officer to protect patrons and employees. Although the deputy was an eight-year veteran, he did not notice the obvious physical behaviors that indicated he was standing near a heavily armed individual. These indicators could have helped avert the murder had they been noticed in time.

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Growing Threat Of ‘Lone-Wolf’ Terrorist Attacks

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Boston Marathon Bombings

Individual acts of terrorism in the United States are mounting into one big problem according to California Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

A hatchet attack on police officers in New York, a shooting on Parliament Hill in Canada, the Boston Marathon bombings, the beheading of a woman by a disgruntled worker in Oklahoma—all of it represents a growing threat of “lone-wolf” terrorism, she said during CNN’s State of the Union.

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Proactive Approach To Enhance School Security

AiphoneStop unwanted intruders at the front door by implementing a video intercom system.

See and hear the request for entry into the school before opening the door. This includes classroom communication, bell scheduling, and paging for one campus, and provide complete access to each school at the district level.

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