RECENT ARTICLES
  • The Importance of Emergency Operations Planning: Keynote Preview

    by NCS4 Staff February 2015

    Amy J. Banks, Ph.D. will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2015 National Interscholastic and After School Safety and Security Summit. Dr. Banks currently serves as a Management and Program Analyst for the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Office of Safe and Healthy Students.

  • NCS4 Conference and Exhibition Registration Now Open!

    by NCS4 Staff January 2015

    Join us for the sixth annual National Sports Safety and Security Conference and Exhibition on July 6-9, 2015 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.

  • NCS4 Update: Sport Safety and Security Management: An Evolving Discipline

    by AB Staff January 2015

    Welcome to the first edition of Gameday Security magazine. The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi is very fortunate to have aligned with Athletic Business Media to offer current topics, commentaries and articles relevant to the practice of sports safety and security. Athletic Business Media's extensive media coverage of facility operations at the professional, collegiate, high school, municipal and military levels provides our profession with a media outlet to attract a broad segment of our growing sport safety and security field.

  • Interscholastic Athletics and After-School Activities Risk Management Training Course Set for March 2015

    by Alison Crumpton, NCS4 January 2015

    The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi, in conjunction with the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA), and the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO), has developed a national risk management training and assessment program for interscholastic athletics and after-school activities across the country.

  • ITC Security Partners' Vapor Wake® Canines Evaluated at AMK9 Academy and Auburn University

    by NCS4 Staff January 2015

    ITC consists of a selected group of anti-terrorism security and canine businesses that collectively offer multi-faceted security services and law enforcement products and services to commercial, government and military customers.

  • Safety and Security Roundup: Recent Incidents

    by NCS4 Staff January 2015

    A roundup of recent headlines in the safety and security industry from around the web.

  • Registration Now Open for the National Interscholastic Athletics Safety and Security Summit

    by NCS4 Staff January 2015

    In order to make sure school personnel are prepared for safety and security issues, superintendents, principals, athletic administrators, local law enforcement, and school resource officers from across the country will converge on The University of Southern Mississippi’s Hattiesburg campus March 21-23rd for the National Interscholastic Athletics and After-School Activities Safety and Security Summit, hosted by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security’s (NCS4).



  • NCS4 Corporate Member Highlight: TRAMEDIC™

    by NCS4 Staff January 2015

    In the early 2000’s, U.S. Special Forces Medics developed and perfected new emergency medical devices and training that proved to save lives by providing hemorrhage control and addressing shock.

  • National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit

    by NCS4 Staff December 2014

    January 27-29, 2015

    Join the NCS4 for the National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit, to be held at Louisiana State University on January 27-29, 2015. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from some of the top experts in the field, network with peers, and identify gaps and strategies to implement best practices within your organization!