Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine Digital Edition - January/February 2019

January/February 2019

  • A BETTER CAMPUS EXPERIENCE THROUGH SMART CARDS
  • STREAMLINING HEALTHCARE SECURITY
  • A DIFFERENT VIEW OF PROTECTION FOR OUTDOOR SPACES
  • HOW SECURITY MEASURES CREATE A FLEXIBLE WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • CREATING EFFICIENT EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION ON CAMPUS


Cover Story

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

By Nils Wahlander

Walking around college campuses and universities it is commonplace to see students walking to and from classes, studying in the library, and now playing Fortnite in the student center with their free time.


Features

A New Look

By Sydny Shepard

Campus Security & Life Safety has been an ever-evolving brand since 2013. Over the years, the publication has gone through several name, format and frequency changes.


How Video AI Can Open Schools’ Eyes to Enhanced Safety

How Video AI Can Open Schools’ Eyes to Enhanced Safety

By Michael Adair

In recent years, tragedies from gun violence at schools have reached an unprecedented frequency—one that threatens to normalize school shootings as a part of everyday American life.


Creating Efficient Emergency Communication on Campus

By John Hepokoski

Emergency preparedness is a topic that should not be taken lightly. Whether the facility you manage is a school, manufacturing plant, church, or entertainment venue; having an up-to-date detailed action plan and effective equipment in place is the key to limiting damage and saving lives.


How Security Measures Create a Flexible Work Environment

How Security Measures Create a Flexible Work Environment

By Mark Duato

As the job market grows increasingly competitive for top talent, and as new tech allows more freedom and flexibility for employees, many businesses have implemented highly flexible work hours and additional remote worker benefits to stay competitive in the market.


The Benefits and Challenges of Clery Act Compliance for Contractors

The Benefits and Challenges of Clery Act Compliance for Contractors

By Julie Brown

Every environment poses its own challenges for organizational leaders and their contractors to ensure safety and security.


A Different View of Protection for Outdoor Spaces

By Jumbi Edulbehram

Outdoor protection for campuses requires the monitoring of numerous surveillance camera feeds—which many school districts might not have the manpower to watch 24/7.


Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

By Kirk Ferguson

Most people are at a loss when trying to relate to the horrors and fear associated with a school or workplace shooting.


Visitor Management for a Safer and More Efficient School

Visitor Management for a Safer and More Efficient School

By Evan Starkey

Today, school security and the safety of students and staff is one of the most debated topics in our country. Recent tragedies have highlighted the need for us to take a look at current practices and policies in place so that we can prevent losses in the future.


Streamlining Healthcare Security

Streamlining Healthcare Security

By Kim Rahfaldt

Hospitals and healthcare facilities are some of the most active public spaces in the United States, and while most facilities strive to maintain a welcoming atmosphere, without protective measures this open-door policy can make them vulnerable to criminal activity.