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  • Another Teen Shot Dead in Albuquerque Park

    by Nicole Perez & Robert Browman, Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico) July 2015

    Another Albuquerque teenager is dead from gunfire. In the third incident in four months, Albuquerque juveniles were involved in a fatal shooting Monday morning. A 14-year-old was killed and two other teens were shot and injured around 2 a.m. while hanging out in a group at Pat Hurley Park on the city's West Side.

  • Teen Fatally Shot Over Basketball Game at LA Fitness

    by The Commercial Appeal July 2015

    Police said one man walked into the fitness center and opened fire on the victim, who died at the scene. The shooter then ran and was not in custody Friday night.

  • Product Spotlight: Locker Rooms

    by AB Editors July 2015

    Locker Rooms

  • How Lock Technologies Are Simplifying Shared-Use Operations

    by Paul Steinbach July 2015

    Combination padlocks, keys, bolt cutters -- they're all getting harder to find in athletics, fitness and recreation locker rooms these days. That's because code-based mechanical and electronic lock technology has made life easier for both locker users and facility managers, if a little less lucrative for local locksmiths.

  • Best Practices Guide Will Define How to Improve High School Security

    by Dennis Van Milligen July 2015

    The numbers don't lie. More than eight million students participate in interscholastic sports and afterschool programs annually, with approximately 336 million spectators attending those events. Threats, new and old, lurk around each corner, and for every athletics administrator tasked with providing a safe atmosphere for those millions of fans and athletes, the stakes have never been higher.

  • How to Keep Sports Venue Parking Lots Safe and Secure

    by Paul Steinbach July 2015

    Bryan Stow called his walker-assisted trek onto the Municipal Stadium field "a little scary." On April 16, Stow underhanded a ceremonial first pitch about 15 feet, to the roar of the San Jose Giants' Opening Night crowd.

  • Two Explosive Devices Found at Florida Park

    by Laura Godlewski July 2015

    Six teens were arrested after an explosive device went off in a Florida park and a second was found device was found in the park.

  • AB Survey: Public Recreation Security

    by AB Staff July 2015

    Athletic Business hopes to compile data regarding security practices in the public recreation industry and share the results in an upcoming issue of Athletic Business magazine.

  • Security Plan Set for Rough Area Around Ballpark

    by Jenny Espino, Record Searchlight June 2015

    Starting next month South City Park will get nightly security patrols in an attempt to turn around the green area's rough reputation.

  • Four Cited After Fight at Community Pool

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    A fight at a public pool in Ohio led to the citation of two adults and two juveniles after the altercation got out of control.