Venue & Event Security


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Shooter Was Unable to Enter German Synagogue, Saving Lives of Worshipers Inside

A man who targeted a synagogue during the Yom Kippur holiday killed two people outside but could not break through the door with gunfire or an explosive.

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“Joker” Premiere Presents Security Concerns For Theater Chains, Local Police

Moviegoers and the families of victims of the Aurora theater shooting worry that someone could stage a copycat attack during opening weekend.

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New Texas Gun Laws Expanding Rights to Carry Went Into Effect One Day After Odessa Shooting

The laws allow Texans to carry guns into houses of worship unless explicitly banned and clear gunowners to carry firearms on their person for a full week after a natural disaster is declared.

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Three People Shot Outside Main Gate of Minnesota State Fair Monday Night

The gunfire occurred shortly after a woman was struck by a car near the fairgrounds and police officers responded to St. Paul’s fifteenth homicide of 2019.

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Walmart Will No Longer Sell Certain Ammunition or Allow Open Carry in Wake of Store Shootings

After shootings in El Paso, Texas and Southaven Mississippi, Walmart’s CEO says it will stop selling handguns completely and ask customers not to openly carry their firearms in stores.

Thinking Smarter About Smart City Security

Thinking Smarter About Smart City Security

The world is quickly urbanizing, and people are flocking from suburbs and rural areas to cities more than ever before.

Connecting Mass Notification

Connecting Mass Notification

The Internet of Things continues to grow, offering new possibilities for organizations to communicate messages and automate processes. This can be especially helpful when dealing with safety issues.

London Theatres Outfit Staff With Body Cameras to Handle Rowdy Attendees

London Theatres Outfit Staff With Body Cameras to Handle Rowdy Attendees

After experiencing a rise in aggressive behavior from guests, theatres in London’s West End are using body cameras to deter audience members from being abusive toward staff.



State and County Fairs Increase Security Measures in Wake of Mass Shootings

State and County Fairs Increase Security Measures in Wake of Mass Shootings

Fair organizers in New York, Los Angeles and Wisconsin are responding to safety concerns with assurances that their events are well-protected.

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Two Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton Claim Over 30 Lives In Less Than 24 Hours

Communities are calling for legislative action, particularly after it was revealed that one shooting was motivated by white supremacist ideology.

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After Gilroy Garlic Festival Shooting, Chicago Ramps Up Security Measures at Lollapalooza 2019

Public safety is a key concern for the music festival, which draws hundreds of thousands to Chicago’s Grant Park each year.

Shielding the Attendees

Shielding the Attendees

By their very nature, terrorist attacks and errant drivers, who can also create untold damage, are unpredictable and predicated on surprise.

Using Mass Notification

Event venues and sporting complexes pose unique security and communication challenges. Numerous factors, including crowd size, whether the event is indoors or outdoors and what time of day the event is taking place all impact how a safety plan is developed.

At Least Four People Killed in Shootings at Festivals in California and New York

At Least Four People Killed in Shootings at Festivals in California and New York

The Gilroy, California police chief credited his department’s robust security operation with stopping the shooter in his tracks.

Insecurely Secure: A False Sense of Security

Insecurely Secure: A False Sense of Security

Security is an interesting subject that follows us from before our birth until the day we die. Our entire life is comprised of security, insecurity, and a false sense of security that often confuses the two.

Global Stadium Security Market to Rise to 16057 USD by 2025

Global Stadium Security Market to Rise to US$ 16057.6 Mn by 2025

A report by Fortune Business Insights projects the global stadium security to grow rapidly over the next few years. The analysis estimates that the United States and Canada will lead the charge, with the Asia Pacific experiencing high growth as well.

Four Shot, Three Arrested at Toronto Raptors Rally, Police Say

4 Shot, 3 Arrested at Toronto Raptors Rally, Police Say

Following the shooting of four people at the Toronto Raptors rally, three suspects were arrested. The suspects are to appear in court today.

Stanford Scholars Set Forth 2020 Election Security Recommendations

A group of 14 Stanford scholars put together a report of recommendations for increased election security, addressing problems of cybersecurity, ballot security, and election transparency.

Biggest-Ever Security Plan for "High Risk" Champions League Final

Biggest-Ever Security Plan for "High Risk" Champions League Final

Spain will deploy an unprecedented amount of security for Saturday's "high risk" Champions League final.

Live From ISC West 2019 Wrap Up

  • Environmental Protection
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Infrastructure Solutions Group
  • School Planning & Managmenet
  • College Planning & Management
  • Campus Security & Life Safety