The Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Visitor Access and Secure Fencing Project proposal includes the installation of additional fencing, scheduled to begin in 2019. The proposal is currently before the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) for approval.
The Center for Mass Violence Response Studies, which will prepare public safety, government, school, business and community leaders to think critically about mass violence events, which will help them develop and implement comprehensive prevention, response and recovery strategies.
As business leaders become increasingly conscious of the impact cybersecurity can have on business outcomes, they should harness increased support and take advantage of six emerging trends to improve their enterprise’s resilience and elevate their own standing.
Work is being done on the final phase of a $4 million security project at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, including the installation of concrete bollards placed in front of tunnels to the airport, at the curb in front of the building and around the parkade to mitigate vehicle-borne attacks.
The Broward League of Cities’ task force on school security released a 93-page report with 100 suggestions this week, including increasing school hardening, reformed discipline policies and access to mental health resources.
There were 28 mass attacks (during which three or more persons were harmed) carried out in public places within the U.S. in 2017. The attacks resulted in losses of 147 lives, with nearly 700 others injured.