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FULL VIDEO: NRA Calls for Armed Guards in Schools

- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre blamed video games and the media for the nation's violence and called for schools to revamp their security programs by adding armed guards.

Case Study

- The Clear Creek Independent School District installed a remote monitoring system to ensure fire safety at its 49 sites, which are spread over 103 miles.

Case Study

- The Clear Creek Independent School District installed a remote monitoring system to ensure fire safety at its 49 sites, which are spread over 103 miles.

Morning Security Brief: Benghazi Report, Stand Your Ground Shooting, Boy Brings Gun to School, Retailer Removes AR-15 Rifles

- A report on Benghazi says security there was grossly lacking. Florida's "stand your ground" law has been cited as justification in a pizzeria shooting. A Utah boy brought a gun to school for "protection" in the aftermath of the Newtown shootings. Dick's Sporting Goods has removed from sales the semiautomatic rifle used in the killings.

Black Swans and the Challenge of Mitigating the Unknown

- School shootings are uncommon and unpredictable. As such, they might be classified as “Black Swans”, events which are random yet produce extreme impacts. It is perhaps more productive to focus on what is known about such attacks and direct mitigation measures accordingly.

Black Swans and the Challenge of Mitigating the Unknown

- School shootings are uncommon and unpredictable. As such, they might be classified as “Black Swans”, events which are random yet produce extreme impacts. It is perhaps more productive to focus on what is known about such attacks and direct mitigation measures accordingly. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Morning Security Brief: Newtown Funerals Begin, Afghanistan Kidnappings, and More

- Six adults and 20 children were killed in Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. The first two funerals are scheduled for this morning as schools around the country reassess their security plans.

Auburn Hires Private Security to Make Sure Football Team Keeps Curfew

- Auburn University’s football program has hired private security to keep players from breaking curfew, but the school is reluctant to disclose details of the unique contract.

FBI Says It's Not Storing Information on New Site Geared Toward Middle School Students

- The FBI says that it is not collecting private information of children who log on to its new Internet safety site that lets schools compete against each other in online safety competitions.

Campus Security

- A bill (H.R. 5844) introduced by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) would make clarifications to the Jean Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.

Hard Lessons

- Virginia Tech has learned hard lessons from the 2007 mass shooting on its campus, and it now works to apply that painful knowledge to prevent a recurrence and to help others avoid a similar tragedy.

Report: Sex Offenders Hide Identities to Circumvent Parole Rules

- About 16 percent of sex offenders attempt to hide or change their identities in an effort to circumvent parole rules aimed at preventing them from striking again, according to a recent study.

Hard Lessons

- Virginia Tech has learned hard lessons from the 2007 mass shooting on its campus, and it now works to apply that painful knowledge to prevent a recurrence and to help others avoid a similar tragedy.
 




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