Weapons & Weapons Training Equipment

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Perimeter Security

Weapons detection system considerations for facilities

Many considerations should inform the purchase, testing, training, site selection, installation, staffing and maintenance of these valuable tools.

Weapons & Weapons Training Equipment

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Navy security forces perform a sweep of a building during an active shooter training exercise at Naval Air Station Key West during Exercise Citadel Shield. Exercise Citadel Shield-
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Where many active shooter incidents have targeted schools, providing grants assistance to qualified educational institutions is something we can do as a community to ensure that funding is not a barrier to securing our schools against a very real threat.
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Views of multiple police cars parked at Norcross High School on Thursday, October 27, 2022. The school has increased police presence after a student was fatally shot near the campus.
School Security

3 ways to prevent school shootings, based on research

March 4, 2023
While much of the public discussion on preventing school shootings focuses on whether and how to limit people’s access to firearms, other important strategies are in play
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A group of students walking on the Michigan State University campus near the library on the first day of classes since the shooting on Feb. 20, 2023, in East Lansing, Michigan.
School Security

Michigan State beefs up security with classroom door locks, other measures after shooting

March 3, 2023
The measures include extending the period that buildings will require key card access, and more cameras in addition to the 2,000 security cameras already installed
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A photo of Alexzandria Bell, 15, rests at the scene of a growing floral memorial to the victims of Monday's school shooting at Central Visual & Performing Arts High School, on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. Bell and teacher Jean Kuczka were killed, along with gunman Orlando Harris, in Monday's shooting.
School Security

Shooting at south St. Louis high school leaves teacher and teen killed. Suspect is dead.

Oct. 26, 2022
One survivor heard the shooter say he was "tired of everybody" in the school.
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At a protest outside LAUSD headquarters in June, a student holds a sign she made with a friend as she and other students called for an end to police officers on campuses.
School Security

Student activists don't support request by parents wanting more security in LA schools

Oct. 20, 2022
Students and groups in the Police Free LAUSD Coalition see those who don't side with them — including other students — as underinformed or misinformed
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Following a shooting that left four people injured at an ice cream shop across the street from Carl Schurz High School, Sandra Acebedo, left, hugs and greets Norma Rios Sierra, as Juliet De Jesus Alejandre, right, back to camera, is greeted and hugged by a parent of high school student Monica Espinoza, who was handing out flowers to students, parents and staff on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. .
Gunshot Detection

Nervous and somber, students at Chicago high school return to campus as more details about shooting emerge

Sept. 19, 2022
Witnesses told police they spotted a black Mercedes with tinted windows and a green license plate moments before the shooting
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A survey of nurses in 2020 documented an uptick in violence against hospital employees linked to the pandemic: 44% of nurses reported experiencing physical violence and 68% reported experiencing verbal abuse during the early days of the COVID pandemic.

The ugly epidemic of violence’ against healthcare workers must end says NC hospital exec

Aug. 24, 2022
According to a 2018 report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 73% of workplace injuries in the healthcare setting are due to violence
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People walk through metal detectors to enter to Standridge Stadium on Aug. 19, 2022, in Carrollton, Texas.
School Security

Texas high school football games alter stadium security plans after Uvalde tragedy

Aug. 24, 2022
Dallas-area school leaders feel that the terrifying threat of gun violence is closer than ever to their districts
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Weapons & Weapons Training Equipment

AITX’s subsidiary Robotic Assistance Devices releases video of firearm detection event and live demonstration

During the event, Steve Reinharz, CEO of AITX and RAD demonstrated RAD’s firearm detection analytic running on 2 ROSA units
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Threat Detection, Imaging & Inspection

Radar technology startup Xandar Kardian to debut partnerships with Orion ECI and GRASP Innovations at ISC West 2022

New deployments in North America and Europe showcase Xandar Kardian’s UWB Radar presence detection devices as optimal security solution
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As public health and security necessities collide with even greater velocity at sporting and entertainment events, a more intense technology approach is being adopted in many venues to help expedite patron screening while maintaining the safety and security of patrons.
Physical Hardening

A new generation of multi-sensor threat detection devices add to fan security

March 4, 2022
By combining multiple technology platforms into an intelligent gateway, new walk-through detectors are smart and proactive