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How a College Police Department Uses Augmented Reality for Officer Training
In recent years, many agencies have begun to add to their mix of training tools Virtual Reality (VR) systems and devices. Some believe that the next step in that evolution is the use of Augmented Reality (AR) technology.
January 23, 2023
University Professor Calls Police Over Student Refusing to Change Seats in Class
A professor with Ball State University in Indiana called local police because a student refused to change seats in class on Tuesday morning.
January 24, 2020
Special Report: Ballistic Protection
In POLICE Magazine’s Special Report: Ballistic Protection, read about Maintaining Concealable Body Armor, Adding Ballistic Armor to Patrol Vehicles, 10 Things You Need to Know About Ballistic Helmets, Defensive Measures on Campus, What You Should Know About Hard Armor, and the Future of Armor.
August 27, 2019
Governor Considers Bill that Would Subject BYU Police to Public Records Law
Legislation that would compel the Brigham Young University police to answer public records requests was passed by the Utah House of Representatives and is now under the consideration of Governor Gary Herbert.
March 15, 2019
California University Students Call for Disarming Campus Police
Student government representatives at the University of California Santa Barbara passed a resolution Wednesday calling for the disarming of its campus police force.
March 14, 2019
Massachusetts College Votes to Keep Campus Officers Disarmed
The Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design voted against a request from its campus police department to carry firearms on campus.
February 12, 2019
Maryland School Board Ponders Question of Arming School Resource Officers
Currently, Baltimore SROs are allowed to carry their service weapon while patrolling the exterior of a school building before and after school hours. But they are required to store their weapons in a secure location during the school day.
October 4, 2018
A Crash Course in Collaboration: How Technology can Fuel Better Engagement Between City and Campus Police Departments
The National Center for Education Statistics forecasted an enrollment of 19.9 million adults across U.S. colleges and universities. How can campus security stay ahead?
October 2, 2018
Fire Door Armor Barricade Notification
This barricade can withstand several tons of outside pressure, helping keep classrooms secure.
August 30, 2018
Mutualink Announces Deployment in Lake County, FL, Schools
On June 25, 2018, the Lake County School Board approved the funding and purchase of Mutualink's interoperable communications solution. Lake County joins many other Florida county school districts deploying Mutualink in the wake of the tragic Parkland school shooting in February.
August 10, 2018
Video: Police Rescue Teacher Held Hostage at CA Elementary School
A SWAT team rescued a teacher being held hostage in the classroom of an elementary school in Riverside, CA, Tuesday after an hourslong standoff. The hostage taker was fatally shot.
November 1, 2017
Police Officer Who Stopped Ohio State Attack Recognized
Officer Alan Horujko, who stopped a knife attack on the Ohio State University’s campus last year, was recognized Thursday at the 2017 Distinguished Law Enforcement Achievement Awards.
October 12, 2017
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