Daily Report – 3/20/17

Top Stories
Secret Service under scrutiny over security issues (Washington, D.C.) – WJLA.com
Two security-related incidents happened Saturday, which made it the third incident in a matter of eight days. (read more)
 
Wash. School District Revamps Anonymous Tip Line for Students (Spokane, Wash.) – Campus Security
Spokane Public Schools in Washington is publicizing changes to its anonymous tip line in hopes of getting more students to use the service. (read more)
Federal, State and Municipal Security
Carlsbad to photograph every car entering city (Carlsbad, Calif.) – The San Diego Union-Tribune
Carlsbad is expanding its use of automated license plate readers into a system that aims to collect the registration information of every vehicle that enters the city. (read more)
 
Staff-less public library pilot project raising concerns about safety (Toronto, Canada) – BT Toronto
Millions of people walk into Toronto public libraries each year. The majority have a safe, educational experience. (read more)
Canadian ranchers, farmers get serious about security (Canada) – CBC News
It took a stolen truck, a police chase and a smashed gate to get Bruce Stigings to start thinking about security on his southern Alberta farm. (read more)
 
Tom Brady’s Missing Super Bowl 51 Jersey Located By FBI, NFL Security – Bleacher Report
The mystery of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl 51 jersey has been solved, the NFL announced on Monday morning. (read more)
Campus Security
Security Tightens in District Schools (Laguna Beach, Calif.) – The Indy
All visitors, contract workers and volunteers stepping foot on Laguna Beach campuses during regular school hours will soon be required to undergo security screening to gain entrance. (read more)
Maryland Parents For Education Praises New School Security Grant Legislation (Maryland ) – The Yeshiva World News
Maryland Parents for Education (MPFE) praised Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk and Senator Roger Manno for introducing a new school security grant program bill (HB 1161). (read more)
Transportation Security
When it comes to security, officials at JIA work to ‘harden the target’ (Jacksonville, Fla.) – Jacksonville.com
Two or three times a week, authorities are called to investigate reports of suspicious people at Jacksonville International Airport. Calls about unattended luggage are nearly constant, they say. (read more)
Worship Security
America’s Jewish community confronts emerging threats – SecurityInfoWatch
In a February op-ed in the Washington Post, columnist Mark Oppenheimer states that anti-Semitism is a complicated phenomenon, and it can’t be reduced to some high-profile incidents. His reasoning being that the recent spate of desecrations involving Jewish cemeteries, inflammatory anti-Semitic graffiti perpetrated at various religious facilities, synagogues and on college campuses, along with the terroristic phone calls and threats directed at Jewish Community and Daycare Centers are an amalgam of social media, rising populist sentiments, and anti-Israel backlash. (read more)
Body Worn Cameras
Editorial: Stop-motion cameras (Boston) – Boston Herald
The deployment of body-worn cameras on a small number of Boston police officers has been going so well that the Walsh administration wants to extend the six-month pilot program for another six months – and study it for another six months after that. (read more)
Security Industry
ASIS International Releases Resources on Securing Houses of Worship in Response to Rise in Targeted Attacks – SDM
In response to the rise of attacks on houses of worship in the U.S. and around the world, ASIS International, the world’s largest membership association for security management professionals, is providing a suite of free resources to help support those responsible for protecting these vital community institutions. (read more)
Drones and robots are headed to ISC West 2017 – Security Systems News
Drones and robots will have a notable presence at ISC West 2017 with the show’s inaugural Unmanned Security Expo @ ISC West. (read more)

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