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Blackboard Transact™ Security Management provides peace of mind for everyone. Through campus-wide video surveillance, access control, and mass notification capabilities, you and your security officers can create a more secure experience for your students.

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Status Solutions

Status Solutions is the pioneering provider of situational awareness technologies with a mission to keep people informed by delivering tools for life safety assurance, security monitoring, environmental awareness and mass notification. Our customized software solutions ensure the right information reaches the right people automatically via various portals and dashboards for faster, more efficient communication. We help organizations better collect, process, interpret and deliver their data to read, see, hear and do therefore managing risk while transforming business operations. Because RIGHT NOW matters most.

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DSX Access Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures WinDSX integrated access control software and DSX hardware for all size systems. DSX products are sold worldwide through a network of factory-trained dealers, both domestic and foreign. DSX products include non-host dependent, intelligent, networkable controllers and the WinDSX total access control software.

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Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, provides trusted security solutions to the global market. Avigilon designs, develops, and manufactures video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions.


Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the global market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform - delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.


Educational institutions are responsible for creating positive learning environments. From kindergarten and high school to college and university, educational institutions require a proactive security solution that keeps students, staff, and faculty focused on greater academic achievement. Genetec creates a better academic environment by increasing situation intelligence, delivering secure efficient parking management and securing the entire campus.


NAPCO Security Group offers LocDown™ security solutions for every educational building and door: from simple local lock-down from inside the classroom door or with teachers’ keyfobs; or campus wide, across a local or enterprise network, combining access control, alarms, video, threat-level and visitor-management. Our SAVI™, Security Access-Control Vulnerability Index™ is designed to help objectively evaluate a school’s vulnerability. For references & more visit www.savischool.com.

You need fast, reliable video storage. NetApp video storage solutions are optimized for managing tens of petabytes of video data, enabling rapid access to and retrieval of content. Whether it’s a few hundred or a few thousand cameras, E-Series delivers consistent high performance while minimizing complexity, power, and space requirements.


NEWCOM offers a full range of technology products and services competitively priced and backed by a team of highly experienced and skilled engineers. Partnering with leading manufacturers, NEWCOM designs the most comprehensive systems based on our client’s needs.  From mobility all the way through the data center, NEWCOM maximizes “off the shelf” solutions with customized applications giving the customer exactly what they need.

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Aeroturn designs, manufactures, tests, delivers and installs the world’s only Zero-Maintenance standard and custom turnstiles. The highest profile end-users in the world agree with our approach and continue to request Aeroturn products when upgrading and expanding their facilities.


For over 60 years, Aiphone has solidified its position as one of the world’s leading providers of communication and intercom systems. The Aiphone brand has become synonymous with innovation and outstanding quality which has placed the company and its products at the forefront of the security and communication market. Aiphone remains committed to providing unmatched customer service by offering customized solutions tailored to support any intercom application.


Alertus Technologies is your partner for all your mass notification and crisis communication needs. The Alertus Mass Notification System is flexible and powerful enough to handle anything from company announcements to active shooter warnings, reaching your entire organization when you need it the most.


At Allegion, we help keep people safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 25 brands sold in almost 130 countries across the globe, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond: everything from residential and commercial locks, door closer and exit devices, steel doors and frames to access control and workforce productivity systems. Our brands consist of Schlage, LCN, Von Duprin, Ives, Steelcraft, Zero and more.

Antaira Technologies is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality industrial networking and communication solutions. Antaira’s products thrive in a wide variety of security applications including campus security, remote surveillance, access control, mobile surveillance, and fire alarm monitoring. Antaira’s rugged and robust designs are suitable for harsh environments including extreme temperatures.

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Atlas Sound has become the largest commercial audio provider spanning small businesses to the largest enterprises while Innovative Electronic Designs (IED) has been known as the leader in mass notification systems in airports, corporations, and government institutions. For 80+ years, both companies have been installed in more than one million businesses. In 2009, Atlas Sound and IED became sister companies operating independently with combined oversight at the executive management level. As technologies continued to integrate together, both organizations united forces. In 2015, Atlas Sound and IED combined our sales, marketing, and support teams. Today, AtlasIED provides better service to you and the various market segments that we serve.

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With offices in Columbia, Charleston, Greenville, Charlotte, Raleigh and Atlanta, A3 Communication, a division of The Cook & Boardman Group, is one of America’s fastest growing systems integrators. Founded in 1990, A3 provides a broad range of IT and security solutions for the public and private sectors, including: IP video surveillance; access control; enterprise wireless networking; structured cabling; electrical services; unified communications; network security; managed IT services; virtualization and storage and audio/visual solutions. Their highly certified and experienced staff offers comprehensive support and maintenance available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information on A3 Communications, visit www.a3communications.com.

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The CareHawk® Life Safety Communications Platform sets the standard for visual and audible communication via mass notification, pre-recorded messaging, paging, intercom, messaging displays, email alerts, synchronized clocks, video surveillance, and more. Easily send live or pre-recorded messages to a single zone within a facility or broadcast to multiple locations across a district. Symbiont™ technology provides a bridge between legacy intercom and paging systems without the need to upgrade existing wiring or hardware, making the CareHawk® suite of products perfect for new or retrofit installations. Enhanced by industry specific software and modular feature expansion the platform is ideal for Educational, Healthcare, Commercial and Correctional facilities.

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CASE Emergency Systems is a leading-edge provider of emergency communications technologies and solutions for use in public areas. Created to seamlessly integrate into any environment, our selection of Blue Light Communication Towers, Wall Units, and Call Boxes offer completely wireless functionality through cellular/satellite calling and solar power with battery back up. No need to dig, trench, or run cables and wiring - CASE Emergency Systems is ready to provide reliable access to emergency communication when and where your campus needs it. What's more, our state-of-the-art remote monitoring system ensures each and every CASE Emergency Systems unit is functioning as expected to provide the safety and security you expect. All our products are developed and built 100% in the USA, and we can also help you upgrade your existing or obsolete system to today's standards.Because Emergencies are Rarely Planned, Be Prepared... Just in CASE.


With CatapultEMS, you'll develop an emergency communication plan that stays clear, centralized, and informed at all times with your teachers, sites, district and law enforcement. Use real-time student accounting, reunification, staff location check-ins, threat report management, and more - all from a responsive, dependable, cloud-based system.

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Consolidated Glass Holdings features CHILDCGARD Security Glass- A product built from more than 100 years experience in the security glass and glazing field and developed specifically for the safety of our schools and institutions.


Communications International (Ci) is a leading wireless systems integrator specializing in the design and implementation of mission critical communications systems for the federal, state and local public safety, utility and transit industries. Headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida, Ci currently has nine locations throughout the southeast.


Detectable Warning Systems has been a pioneer in manufacturing and providing innovative and economical truncated dome detectable warning products. Our products are all made in the USA and provide ADA compliant tactile warning surfaces for visually impaired pedestrians at a reasonable cost to contractors, cities, counties, transit authorities and other agencies.

Designed and manufactured by Mar-Bal, inc., Fire-Gard™ Waste-Safe™ Fire Resistant Wastebaskets are an essential product for hospitals, nursing homes, offices, classrooms, laboratories, apartments, and college residence halls. When implemented, the Fire-Gard™ Waste-Safe™ baskets improve an organization’s fire safety plan and aids in an improved risk management plan. Using Fire-Gard™ and Waste-Safe™ technologies, the fire resistant baskets are made from thermoset material with fiberglass reinforcement. The UL® classified wastebaskets are available in four (4) sizes and several different colors.

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Fiplex Communications, Inc. is a worldwide recognized designer and manufacturer of highly innovative telecommunication products focused on providing solutions to Public Safety and Mission Critical applications. Fiplex Communications provides public safety authorities and first responders with the coverage they need through a complete range of public safety bi-directional amplifiers and DAS systems to solve any coverage problem within buildings in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz, VHF, and UHF bands. FIPLEX can help enhance any communications network by designing innovative, customized, end-to-end solutions, reliable and secure that meet any authority’s regulation and help first responders save lives. 


Our extensive selection of intelligent security solutions serves virtually every industry requiring state-of-the-art video surveillance and biometric access control.With millions of network system and camera installations worldwide, we continually set the standard for innovation, quality, and value. Our global focus gives you the advantage of partnering with an industry leader whose resources and vision keep you ahead of the curve. Our local perspective gives you a team of knowledgeable professionals locally that genuinely understand your needs – like no other manufacturer.

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For over 30 years, H&H Medical has lead the way in developing solutions for pre-hospital trauma. From tourniquets and chest seals to surgical kits and Stop The Bleed packs, H&H Medical is committed to giving first responders the best opportunity to save a life.


Our company invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization. We are uniquely positioned to blend physical products with software to support connected systems that improve buildings, factories, utilities, and aircraft, and that enable a safer, more comfortable and more productive world. Our solutions enhance the quality of life of people around the globe and create new markets and even new industries.

Founded in 1997, IMRON Corporation is the leading provider of Security Management Software and Access Control solutions. Constantly striving to make changes to maintain its position at the forefront of technology and innovation, IMRON Corporation is committed to open architecture solutions. IMRON’s comprehensive software platforms offer revolutionary control of all physical security requirements.
                                                                Fully scalable and customizable, IMRON solutions are THE non-proprietary “open” standard.

IPVideo Corporation is a leading manufacturer of IP-based video surveillance and audio/video recording solutions, passive visual weapons detection systems and Internet of Things (loT) sensor technology. IPVideo Corporation was founded in 1996, when IP video technology was in its infancy, and was among the first to take advantage of this emerging technology in the development of security products. Today, our systems and solutions are used around the world by a diverse cross-section of end users, spanning numerous industries such as Education, Public Safety, Healthcare and Commercial Business, including Fortune 500
                                                                 companies, government entities and private market leaders.

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Jenoptik is the global leader in traffic safety and civil security solutions. With Over 30,000 traffic safety systems installed in more than 80 countries, Jenoptik has a proven technology designed and built in-house for optimal performance. Our solutions enhance the safety of your campus and students by creating a Geo-Zone or parameter using Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) technology to monitor ALL vehicle traffic and feeding this information to a back office. These solutions turn data into knowledge, allowing you to control the entrance into the campus, monitor neighboring roads, view historical analysis of previous events, and automatically providing immediate alerts on suspicious events and persons. This aids campus administration and resource officers to increase the safety of the campus by offering preventative measures.

KEYper® Systems, based in Harrisburg, NC is a global company committed to providing you with the best solutions in key storage and key management systems, padlock management for your “lock out / tag out” procedures, and asset control of equipment. We offer multiple products that utilize a key box to manage and control keys and take the worry off your plate of who has the keys! Key control is a number one security issue for any industry, let KEYper Systems key boxes and key management systems give you the key
                                                                control you need.

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Mifram Security offer a wide range of vehicle barriers systems along with other fortified equipment. With over 60+ years in the security market Mifram has the largest Modular Vehicle Barrier product line in the market. Our systems are designed for quick and easy deployment by a single person, easy to transport and to be installed on any type of terrain. Mifram also offers customizes solutions and consultation services for customized security products.

Advanced Security Technologies LLC (AST) specializes in brings security products to the US market. Our products are currently protecting Government Agencies, Utility Companies, Prisons, Data Centers, Universities, Schools and many more. AST’s line card includes products from leading manufacturers that complement each other well through functional integration. AST markets and distributes the Mifram product line throughout the US. We take pride in the products we represent and we greatly value the people we do business with.

Motorola Solutions, Inc., provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Our innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. We provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings
                                                                catastrophe. We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and
                                                                services, by providing them with real-time information, and by arming them with intuitive, nearly
                                                                indestructible handheld devices. Motorola Solutions helps people be their best in the moments that matter.

Pivot3 provides enterprise-class video surveillance infrastructure in an easy-to-manage, simple-to-deploy, scale-out appliance model. Purpose-built for demanding, data-intensive security and surveillance application workloads, Pivot3 delivers the highest levels of performance, resiliency and availability to eliminate data loss, unplanned downtime and dropped frames.

PunchAlert is your everyday safety communication platform when it comes to having an all-in-one mobile safety and mass communication environment designed specifically for use both internally within an organization and externally in the community. PunchAlert offers four core components: 1) Emergency Reporting and Management, 2) Tips & Incident Management, 3) Announcements, and 4) 911+ for Smart Devices. We help you and your organization gain efficiencies in safety by giving you the easiest to use
                                                                 platform to communicate with your safety teams, staff, and faculty. Additionally, our platform gives
                                                                 students and parents the ability to communicate with your organization at no additional cost.

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Rave Mobile Safety provides the leading critical communication and data platform trusted to help save lives. Rave connects millions to those trusted to protect them, by providing innovative solutions to prepare better, respond faster, and communicate more effectively during emergencies.

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Our RECON bikes are fitted with a powerful electric motor, lithium ion battery, and an LCD control to harness the power. The motor can be utilized as much or as little as you prefer. It has many levels of pedal assist to power your ride as you see fit. Our flagship model the Ranger can go as far as 50 miles at speeds up to 30 mph on a single charge.

Reflex Protect™ is a revolutionary non-lethal self-defense option for families anxious about having a gun readily available at home, nurses or others relying on wasp spray to defend against workplace violence, or teachers facing the terrifying potential for their schools to become next on the list of American tragedies.

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Safe Zone is an affordable second-generation gunfire detection system that represents a breakthrough in response to active shooters. The patent-pending Safe Zone Gunfire Detection system features state-of-the-art hardware and cloud-based machine learning algorithms to provide critical information within seconds. Armed with this information, first responders end the threat more quickly and provide emergency treatment to victims sooner. Saving Minutes Saves Lives. 

Safe Zone was developed by the AVidea Group, Inc. team that has more than a century of experience in key areas including automation and control, dynamic sensing and risk mitigation. The Safe Zone system raises the bar for performance and affordability to provide schools, universities, clinics, houses of worship and businesses with unparalleled defense against active shooter incidents.

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Skool Dogs Inc. was created on the idea of protecting our children while they are attending school. Over the past 7 years, we have faced over 672 school shootings in the United States and we have never won. Skool Dogs is a patent pending specialized canine that responds to the sound of gunfire and engages the shooter. Our Certified Skool Dogs are social, kid friendly, and integrated into any school culture seamlessly. Our Certified Skool Dogs also take a proactive approach to school safety and security by being trained to detect odor of Firearms and Ammunition inside and outside your facilities. Our belief: a canine is the fastest response to an active threat. If we can save even one child’s life with the use of a Skool Dog, it’s worth it.


Securly is an edtech company whose mission is to keep students safe and productive at school and at home. Wherever digital devices are used, Securly’s cloud-based products work to filter content, manage apps, ensure compliance, alert schools to cyberbullying and self-harm, while engaging teachers, students, and parents. Securly’s patented automation and AI sentiment analysis, combined with 24/7 human monitoring by trained safety experts, protect over 10 million students each day. Awarded for innovation and customer service, Securly is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices on three continents. Learn more at www.securly.com.

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Awareness helps support a safer community for your students, educators, and staff. Our simple, intuitive solutions increase your awareness—without cutting into your limited time and resources.Schools of any size or type can add Social Sentinel to their safety strategy. Join a nationwide network of educational communities who choose a proactive stance to keep their students, faculty, staff, and visitors safe. 

Sony Video Security Systems is a global supplier of high quality and advanced engineering surveillance camera systems for protecting lives, buildings and assets. As a marketing and sales partner with Bosch Security Systems our extended portfolio includes video surveillance, access control, intrusion and fire detection, and communications systems that are used in a wide range of campus environments throughout the world.

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Sound Intelligence's patented sound classification solutions make security monitoring systems proactive, enabling early detection of potential incidents, swift intervention, and in many cases, prevention of further escalation. Our technology has been deployed in thousands of applications around the world including prisons, healthcare institutes, schools, public transportation and convenience stores.


STANLEY Security offers a comprehensive suite of security solutions for colleges and universities. A leader securing higher education institutions, we currently help secure over 2,500 campuses across North America. We employ a laser focus on the integration of security solutions, manufactured products, cutting edge technologies, and unparalleled customer service to provide superior enterprise system solutions.

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Tactical Medical Solutions is a global leading developer and manufacturer of pre-hospital medical gear for the tactical and civilian world. Over the years, we have progressed from servicing the military to law enforcement, fire, EMS, rescue, and now civilians. We serve the civilian market through the Tramedic Response System, our line of trauma kits developed for the everyday citizen. Tramedic is currently implemented in organizations around the country, including public and private schools and universities, workplaces, churches, airports, hotels, museums, and professional sports stadiums. Some of Tramedic’s biggest implementations include every public school in the state of South Carolina and city-wide implementations in Dallas and Philadelphia. Not only is Tramedic designed specifically for the everyday responder, but Tramedic offers kit customization and a complete knowledge management system providing training and education for every member in an organization.

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TOA is the acoustic expert and is always seeking the perfect sound. At TOA we have made it our mission to supply you not just with high-quality equipment but above all with first-class sound. Our sound systems make millions of peoples’ lives safer and more enjoyable.

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TyTek Medical has developed a range of PTENSYS® branded solutions to meet your emergency preparedness challenges head on.  All our of products were designed for the military, but with civilians receiving military style injuries we have made them more widely available. Speak to us about your plans so that we can ensure you’re educated, empowered and equipped to save lives.

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Visitu is a simple cloud-based visitor management solution that streamlines the visitor sign-in process. Track everyone who enters your campus and stop any threats at the door. Visitu will make it easy for you to track sign in time, sign out time, reason for visit, who was visited, and much more.


WatchGuard is the leading provider of mobile video solutions for law enforcement. Approximately one-third of all law enforcement agencies in the United States and Canada use our in-car and body-worn cameras along with evidence management software to improve trust with their communities, reduce agency liability and advance the judicial process.

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Window Film Depot (WFD) is a national sales and installation company of 3M security window films, DefenseLite and BulletShield security panels. Since 1992, WFD has been serving customers by providing ‘good, better, best’ retrofit protective glazing solutions designed to keep your schools safer.


Winsted is the global leader in security console solutions. We create attractive, ergonomic consoles that improve operator comfort and optimize efficiency. We offer stock, customized and custom consoles for a wide range of security applications. Whether you need a single workstation, or a complete control room, we can provide the perfect solution.

Media Partners

Campus Safety Magazine

Campus Safety (CS) magazine and CampusSafetyMagazine.com exclusively serve campus police chiefs, security directors, IT personnel, emergency managers and executive administrators involved in the public safety and security of major hospitals, schools, and universities in the United States. The magazine is issued eight times per year and is distributed to more than 18,000 campus safety and security professionals nationwide. Online, CampusSafetyMagazine.com attracts an average of over 94,000 users each month and is growing rapidly to serve the needs of the expanding campus safety market. CS is a product of the leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States - Emerald Expositions. Emerald currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events.

Campus Safety HQ

CSHQ is the one stop source for your entire team to access the online education and information you need TODAY! Learn from experts in campus emergency management, security, and law enforcement on a wide variety of critical issues impacting our schools, colleges, and hospitals. Whether you are a public safety official, security director, emergency manager, administrator or consultant, our growing library of Campus Safety education and resources will help you conduct more meaningful, low-cost, and frequent trainings for you and your organization.

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Clery Center empowers colleges and universities to create safer campuses. We connect campus safety professionals with 30 years of experience, unparalleled expertise, and in-depth training, resources, and strategies to understand and implement the Clery Act. We guide institutions to exemplify the spirit of the law with a proactive commitment to campus safety and educate campus communities to know how the law protects them. 


The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women. The conference is conducted for the sole purpose of providing training to only those people employed by governmental or non-profit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, prosecution, social work, victim's advocacy, therapy, probation/parole, campus safety, and medicine who work directly with victims of crime. The 14th Annual Conference will take place from April 8-11, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. To learn more, visit www.ConferenceCAW.org


The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools is a non-profit organization that brings together expertise from the education, public safety and industry communities to support implementation of a tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of K-12 environments, based on local needs, proven safety and security practices and available resources.

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Michele Gay and Alissa Parker founded Safe and Sound Schools in 2013, following the tragic deaths of their children at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The non-profit organization delivers crisis-prevention, response, and recovery programs, tools, and resources, backed by national experts, to educate all members of the school community.

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Safer Schools Together (SST) has a proven record of helping schools throughout North America minimize and manage their risks of student violence with reliable, professional training. We are the first company chosen to deliver mandated provincial Violence Threat Assessment & Preventing Bullying Training to schools and communities in Canada.

Using best practice from the field of Student Violence Threat/Risk Assessment, we show you how to collect data and “connect the dots” – providing you with the tools necessary to prevent needless tragedy and violence. Also offered are comprehensive prevention and intervention strategies to assist school districts and professionals with the identification, tracking and intervention of negative influences.


The Center for Mass Violence Response Studies leverages the National Police Foundation’s expertise and its unique position as an independent organization to advise federal, state, and local public safety officials regarding the prevention, response and recovery from mass violence events. The Center features research in five key areas: countering violence and extremism, averted school violence, critical incident reviews, first responder safety & wellness, and a state-by-state legislative review of school safety standards and legislation. The Center conducts objective policy-relevant research, critical incident reviews, and provides training and technical assistance to inform strategic thinking, expand knowledge, and advance public safety policies and practices.

Higher Ed Partner

Northern Virginia Community College Police

On NOVA's Police website you will find information about police safety and security training offered to the NOVA community, community outreach events, available services, resources to keep you safe, police points of contact, how to forward a complaint or commendation, how to request police services, and answers to many frequently asked questions.

The Conference was very informative and had practical roundtable sessions. I recommend this conference to any Head of Security. Its a great way to network with fellow professionals.

Register now for the opportunity to learn and network with those responsible for making their schools and colleges safer.

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