YARMOUTH, Maine—What can a school do when a monstrous EF5 tornado is barreling down upon it, packing winds of at least 200 mph? Follow through on what should already have been practiced many times, school security experts say.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A California law requiring all semiautomatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps a code with the weapon's make, model and serial number on bullet casings is now in effect, according to NBCNEWS.com.
NEW ORLEANS—Police in New Orleans have arrested six people in connection with last Sunday's mass shooting at a Mother's Day parade. Two brothers have been charged with 20 counts of attempted murder, for firing guns into a dancing crowd, according to NPR.
NEW ORLEANS—New Orleans police released a menacing image early Monday showing what authorities believe is the moment a Mother's Day celebration was interrupted by a spell of gunfire, according to an article from U.S. News.
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.