Safety & Security: Facility Security
Student Arrested for Bringing Gun to High School Game
by Luanne Rife, email@example.com September 2014
A James River High School student was arrested Friday night when he brought a loaded handgun to the football game, the sheriff's office said.
Integrating Entrance-Screening Technology in High Schools
by Dennis Van Milligen September 2014
Last February, New Hanover (N.C.) High School escaped a second-round upset bid by Knightdale in the boys' basketball playoffs courtesy of a last-second shot that broke a 53-53 tie, but that wasn't the only drama associated with this hotly contested game. Spectators entering the game had to go through a metal detector, a move that was necessitated by a 15-year-old student bringing a .22 caliber handgun to New Hanover's first-round game against Ashley High School. The walkthrough metal detector was set up shortly before the game, replacing police offers using handheld detectors. As New Hanover athletic director Keith Moore told StarNews of Wilmington, "I'd rather be safe than sorry."
Car Break-Ins, Accidents, DWIs Surround Bills' Opener
by Lou Michel, News Staff Reporter September 2014
A series of automobile break-ins, hit-and-run accidents involving alcohol and drunken fans kept police busy before, during and after the Buffalo Bills' home opener Sunday in Orchard Park, authorities said.
Stadium's Life Safety Items Miss First-Game Deadline
by Jeremiah Johnke September 2014
bkm Head: East football opener to be played at South By Jeremiah Johnke firstname.lastname@example.org CHEYENNE - The first game at the new Okie Blanchard Sports Complex will have to wait a week. Instead, Cheyenne East will face Casper Natrona County in a rematch of the 2013 Class 4A state championship game Friday at Cheyenne South's Bison Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.
L.A. Fitness Lockdown Ends in Parking Lot Suicide
by Sandra Emerson August 2014
Redlands Police officers spent more than 17 hours in a standoff with a suicidal man in a gym parking lot, including overnight, before the crisis came to an end Thursday morning.
Incident Management Systems Protect Facility and Spectator
by Scott Meyers August 2014
Responding in a timely manner before an incident escalates or has a significant impact on the safety and security of spectators is a key concern for all athletic facility managers. Common incidents at sporting events that require swift action include fights, medical and maintenance issues, and spectator complaints. During a typical major college football game, there can be as many as 200 incidents reported — anything from toilets overflowing to fan ejections.
Yankee Stadium's Metal Detectors See Mixed Reviews
by Will Sammon, Newsday August 2014
Upon entering Yankee Stadium Tuesday, Tom DeFonte looked at his young son and said, “Never again are we going through that gate.” DeFonte was referring to Gate 2, which is adjacent to left field, an entry point where two metal detectors were added for the first time. Many fans who showed up when the gate opened at 5:10 p.m. had to wait in a long line for what they said was 20 to 30 minutes longer than usual.
Quicker 'No Bag Express Lane' to Debut at Bucs' Stadium
by Tribune staff August 2014
Fans who are not carrying bags to Buccaneers games this season will be allowed to bypass the usual screening lines, allowing for faster access at Raymond James Stadium.
Live Camera Feed Helps Curb Crime in Seattle Skate Park
by Kip Hill email@example.com August 2014
Though city officials said they were unaware of the live camera, law enforcement are authorized to use surveillance cameras on property belonging to the city's Parks Department without notifying the city, according to a city ordinance related to drones passed last year.
Video: Guardian 8 Pro V2 Product Demo (Sponsored)
by AB Staff July 2014
Perfect for protecting your athletic facilities, the Guardian 8 Pro V2 is an enhanced non-lethal tool designed to deliver layered defense and incident recording to all security professionals. Join Nick Sundberg of the Washington Redskins as he learns how to use the device in this short video.