WASHINGTON—The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is ramping up its prescreening process while at the same time bowing out of exit-door security, a move that many in the industry see as controversial.
PHILADELPHIA—The number of mass shootings in America is on the rise—tripling in four years. Law enforcement must reorganize, develop new strategies and aggressive protocols to confront shooters, Attorney General Eric Holder says.
NASHVILLE, Tenn—With hardware and software upgrades, staff training and more call-center support, identity solutions provider MorphoTrust USA says the Transportation Security Administration [TSA] maritime worker identification is more secure and convenient.
ANDOVER, Mass.—Within a year, hundreds of Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) buses will be equipped with what Minuteman CEO Joseph Lynch calls “one of the most advanced multiband wireless IP video systems ever installed in mass transit.”
NEW YORK—Organizers call it a post-Boston new normal. Extra security, bag checks and more police officers are a few of the security measures runners, family members and spectators can expect at next month’s New York City Marathon.
MACON, Ga.—States looking to overhaul their school emergency plans should turn first to Rhode Island, says Michael Dorn of Safe Havens International. “We’d have a lower death rate in this country if they did.”
Carter Rierson, founder and president of Best Defense Security & Fire Protection, speaks on the need for emergency communications systems in schools in light of school shootings and other emergencies. He advocates a multitiered approach and calls on fire and security manufacturers to work together to come up with ECS solutions that combine the best security and fire technologies.