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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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ARC provides facilities and construction teams with cloud-based technology solutions to manage the entire building life cycle, on any device, online or offline. Mobile dashboards help teams operate buildings more productively and efficiently–day-to-day and during emergencies. ARC has over 90,000 customers and 190 offices worldwide.

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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.

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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.


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.

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Husch Blackwell’s Education group helps colleges and universities identify and resolve issues through compliance audits and tools, policy programs, live and online training, litigation and general counsel services. Clients turn to our education attorneys for legal guidance so they can concentrate on providing effective service to their students and communities.

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.


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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Accent Distributing is the 3M Authorized Distributor of residential, commercial and automotive window film products for Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma, as well as Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and the Caribbean. With more than 25 years’ experience partnering with 3M, we specialize in delivering superior quality window film products and services to dealers throughout the South and the Caribbean and are dedicated to fulfilling the needs of our dealers and customers by striving to provide the utmost in customer service. 

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Alutel has more than 30 years of experience in the technology market. We have a multidisciplinary team to understand, design, create and maintain your projects, providing technological solutions in security. With clients throughout the Americas, and most recently in Africa, we provide innovation with our solutions in order to improve the binding between technology and the challenges that arise day by day. Providing World-Class services and products is our main goal. We specialize in software and mobile applications to manage emergency responds, personnel mobile time & attendance app, visitor management software; among other solutions while integrated with your physical Access Control.


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.

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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.


BEST premium-quality products ensure the highest level of security - giving schools the access, egress and lockdown capabilities they require today. And because our products are durable—which means, long life cycle and minimal maintenance—the reduction in cost of ownership makes it well worth your investment. Additionally, with BEST as part of the dormakaba family of brands, we can address every security need you have for every opening.

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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.


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.


As a powerhouse of seven technology leaders, Dell Technologies is committed to transforming businesses, shaping the future of innovation and developing technologies to drive human progress.

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DH Pace is a national company providing door and dock related products and services since 1926. Leadership in school systems and higher education institutions trust the specialists at DH Pace to provide quality door systems that meet the distinct variety of needs present in educational settings. DH Pace’s experts understand that safe, compliant facilities are of utmost importance so the focus stays on the business of learning. Our mission is to improve the safety, security and convenience of buildings in the communities we serve by installing, maintaining and servicing all types of door, docking and security systems with emergencies handled promptly – anytime, day or night.


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.


LLumar window film is manufactured by Eastman Performance Films, LLC, the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of high performance films for architectural applications. Our product portfolio includes a complete line of commercial and residential architectural window films, including safety/security, solar, anti-graffiti, and decorative films. Every place glass is used represents an opportunity for enhancement with LLumar window films.

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IDIS is a global security company that designs, develops, and manufactures surveillance solutions for a wide range of commercial and public sector markets. As the largest video surveillance manufacturer in South Korea, with headquarters and manufacturing facilities just outside of Seoul, IDIS operates across 50 countries and 100+ strategic partners. IDIS is a world-leading digital surveillance solution provider with more than two million recorders installed worldwide and over 16.5 million cameras utilizing IDIS technology.The IDIS total surveillance solution meets the needs of an increasingly demanding security landscape. IDIS provides the benefit of an end-to-end, highest-quality total surveillance solution and delivers innovation that is user-friendly, flexible, scalable, and is able to meet every surveillance need—all with unrivalled performance, quality, and low total cost of ownership.

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.


Enseo is one of the fastest growing U.S technology companies, delivering sustainable innovation to people places including education and hospitality. Enseo offers four core products in one platform: MadeSafe® wearable alert button, high-speed internet, energy management, and advanced distance learning technology.

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Garrett Metal Detectors is a worldwide leader in research, development and manufacturer of security-related metal detection products. The company’s security division manufacturers walk-through, hand-held and ground search metal detectors for school security and law enforcement applications worldwide.


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.

IronYun is a US-based software company that produces leading AI video analytics, including People and Object Detection, Face Search and Recognition, Intrusion Detection, and License Plate Recognition. Our high-accuracy, GDPR-friendly solution helps to save time in security operations by 98%, increasing efficiency and proactivity while protecting lives and privacy information. As a product of 15+ years of deep learning 
                                                                technology development, our system is optimized to easily scale from small organizations to
                                                            city-wide projects for campus security, access control, traffic management, fire detection and
                                                            weapon detection.

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Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions is making the world safer, smarter and more sustainable – one building at a time. Our technology portfolio integrates every aspect of a building – whether security systems, energy management, fire protection, life safety or HVACR – to ensure that we exceed customer expectations at all times. We operate in more than 150 countries through our unmatched network of branches and distribution channels, helping building owners, operators, engineers and contractors enhance the full lifecycle of any facility. Our arsenal of brands includes some of the most trusted names in the industry, such as Tyco®, YORK®, Metasys®, Ruskin®, Titus®, Frick®, PENN®, Sabroe®, Simplex®, Autocall® and Grinnell®. For more information, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow @JCI_Buildings on Twitter.

Having spent three decades improving and perfecting the art of asset management, we were the first company to use a computerized drawer to safeguard and track keys and assets and to develop industry-specific software. That is why we are considered the industry leader in key control and why we have more than 11,000 machines installed in apartment communities, hospitals, military institutions, government facilities, automotive dealerships, high-rise buildings, universities and office complexes worldwide.
                                                               We know the key control market and can enhance any business by finding the best key control solution to
                                                               meet your company’s needs. KeyTrak systems deliver a verifiable audit trail and track business assets,
                                                               giving you peace of mind.

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Knight Security Systems has built its reputation as one of Texas' leading providers of security system solutions. With more than 5,000 systems installed since 1983, Knight has helped thousands of clients reduce internal and external loss, legal liability and employee liability while increasing productivity, safety, compliance, customer satisfaction and profits.

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.


For more than 40 years, PDC IDenticard Access Control (formerly IDenticard Access Control) has been a leading manufacturer of integrated access control and identification solutions. With an in-house engineering team, we develop innovative and award-winning products based on our customers' requirements and market needs. Our comprehensive product line includes robust access control & badging software, mobile apps, visitor management systems, security credentials and card accessories, as well as solutions for lockout/lockdown and mass notification during an emergency. PDC IDenticard Access Control is proud to be a part of Brady Corporation, an international manufacturer of complete identification solutions.


Pelco is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of predictive video security solutions including cameras, recording and management systems, software, and services. Our personal engagement with customers, resellers and technology partners drives the development and deployment of surveillance and security solutions with meaningful innovation. It’s the foundation that Pelco has built its brand upon for over 25 years.From the recently introduced VideoXpert video management platform to our industry-leading selection of IP cameras and accessories, Pelco is committed to designing and delivering a broad range of high-quality, IP video security products and systems that make the world a safer place.

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Perry Weather is the leading lightning, severe weather, and emergency management notification platform on the market. Designed by Emergency Managers, our easy to use web and mobile application will proactively notify you and your staff of any inclement weather. With optional on-site Outdoor Warning Systems and weather stations that seamlessly sync to the software, Perry Weather is unmatched among its competitors.


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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SAM Medical designs, develops, tests, and manufactures life preserving pre-hospital trauma products for the EMTs, Paramedics, Combat Medics, Rescue workers, and other guardians, comforters and miracle workers confronting adversity around the world. Our mission and focus is to prepare and equip the first responder with practical effective solutions and the training to back them up, because every second counts. #MoreThanSurvival


Singlewire is committed to developing comprehensive solutions for keeping people safe during emergencies. Our InformaCast software leverages network and mobile devices to send alerts and critical information to the right people in seconds. Some uses include: lockdowns, evacuations, weather alerts, and integration with emergency poles.

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Smiths Detection, part of Smiths Group, is a global leader in threat detection and screening technologies for military, air transportation, homeland security and emergency response markets. Our experience and history across more than 40 years at the frontline, enables us to provide unrivalled levels of expertise to detect and identify constantly changing chemical, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats, as well as weapons, dangerous goods, contraband and narcotics. 

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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. 

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Solar Gard protects what matters most to you: your family, your home, your business, your car. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Solar Gard makes state-of-the-art window films and protective coatings for the architecture and automotive markets. Solar Gard is a division of Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, as a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world leader in habitat and construction markets. Our proven carbon-negative solutions positively impact lives and reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Solar Gard products are sold in more than 90 countries under the Solar Gard, Quantum, and Solar Gard Armorcoat® brands. 


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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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.

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

It is the mission of the University of North Texas at Dallas Police Department to preserve the peace and to enhance the safety and security of UNT Dallas; its students, faculty, staff, visitors, and assets, through our commitment to integrity, professionalism, and compassion.

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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