Safety & Security: Facility Security
- Vandals Cause More Than $5K in Damage to Park
by Anthony Brino June 2016
After an ongoing spate of small-scale vandalism, Presque Isle's Mantle Lake Park received an estimated $5,000-$10,000 in property damage the night before Father's Day.
- Understanding the Latest FAA Drone Regulations
by Emily Attwood June 2016
This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- France Bolsters Security for Euro 2016
by Maya Vidon June 2016
When the Euro 2016 soccer tournament starts Friday, security guard Salim Toorabally will be at the entrance to Stade de France to watch over fans with a keen eye for terrorists.
- Vandals Cause $30K in Damage to Sports Complex
by Alexandra Seltzer June 2016
Vandals have once again hit Boynton Beach's Ezell Hester Jr. Community Park, a sports complex in the Heart of Boynton. A group of young men allegedly left 11 newly installed impact windows at the press box and concession stand smashed and broken and the inside ransacked.
- Establishing Proper Access Control Procedures in Schools
by Tim Philippart May 2016
This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- Principals' Group Bans Drones for High School Playoffs
by Dennis Hoey; Deirdre A Fleming May 2016
The Maine Principals' Association has decided to prohibit the use of unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones, at all the high school athletic events it sponsors, mostly playoff and championship games.
- Fake Bomb Leads to Soccer Match Evacuation
by Martin Rogers May 2016
An embarrassing security blunder brought chaos and disruption to the final day of the English Premier League soccer season Sunday, as tens of thousands of fans at Manchester United's iconic Old Trafford stadium were evacuated by police because of a suspected bomb threat.
- Mississippi State Student Dies in Stadium Fall
by Jason Scott May 2016
A 21-year-old student at Mississippi State University died Saturday when he fell through the roof of the video board at Davis Wade Stadium.
- Major League Soccer to Increase Security at Stadiums
by Stuart Goldman April 2016
Major League Soccer (MLS) announced Tuesday it is elevating security measures at all 20 stadiums with a new bag policy and screening measures.
- Arrests at Soldier Field Expose Possible Security Risks
by Dan Mihalopoulos April 2016
Security was on heightened alert as 62,483 fans packed Soldier Field to see the Bears play the Denver Broncos last Nov. 22 - nine days after a series of deadly terrorist attacks in Paris claimed 130 lives. At the stadium gates, the Chicago Police Department made two arrests that a Cook County judge now says exposed "the possibility of a massive tragedy." The incident involved three undercover police officers deployed to prevent potential "homeland security issues" and two employees of Monterrey Security Consultants Inc., the clout-heavy security company that guards Soldier Field.