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The USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) is one of the largest campus public safety departments in the United States employing 300+ full-time personnel and 30 part-time student workers. Under the leadership of Chief John Thomas, the department’s primary mission is to provide a safe and secure environment on campus and in the local USC community that allows students, faculty, staff and campus visitors to realize their academic and social pursuits.
Blackboard Transact™ Security Management provides peace of mind for everyone. Through campus-wide video surveillance, access control, and mass notification capabilities, you and your security officers can create a more secure experience for your students.
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ARC provides facilities and construction teams with cloud-based technology solutions to manage the entire building lifecycle, on any device, online or offline. Mobile dashboards help teams operate buildings more productively and efficiently–day-to-day and during emergencies. ARC has over 90,000 customers and 190 offices worldwide.
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Status Solutions is the pioneering provider of situational awareness technologies with a mission to keep people informed by delivering tools for life safety assurance, security monitoring, environmental awareness and mass notification. Our customized software solutions ensure the right information reaches the right people automatically via various portals and dashboards for faster, more efficient communication. We help organizations better collect, process, interpret and deliver their data to read, see, hear and do therefore managing risk while transforming business operations. Because RIGHT NOW matters most.
For over 60 years, Aiphone has solidified its position as one of the world’s leading providers of communication and intercom systems. The Aiphone brand has become synonymous with innovation and outstanding quality which has placed the company and its products at the forefront of the security and communication market. Aiphone remains committed to providing unmatched customer service by offering customized solutions tailored to support any intercom application.
At Allegion, we help keep people safe and secure where they live, work and visit. With more than 25 brands sold in almost 130 countries across the globe, we specialize in security around the doorway and beyond: everything from residential and commercial locks, door closer and exit devices, steel doors and frames to access control and workforce productivity systems. Our brands consist of Schlage, LCN, Von Duprin, Ives, Steelcraft, Zero and more.
Autumn Vision offers a no cost, outdoor, digital signage, emergency alert system. Our primary objective is to provide safety and security to those on campus that may not have access, or be aware of, your current safety strategy.
Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the global market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform - delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.
Dahua Technology USA, is a leading manufacturer of video surveillance solutions proven the world over. We focus on integrity and personal relationships to enhance the customer experience. By delivering the highest industry standards in video surveillance—from award-winning cameras to video management software—we provide value by offering superior quality, reliability, and stability.
When it comes to protecting life and property, there’s no room for compromise. The leading solutions for life safety and mass notification from Eaton are designed to save lives. In the most demanding industrial and commercial environments, Eaton delivers top performance with the expertise, reliability and scalability that your campus requires.
Since 1872 Edwards™ has led the way with innovative fire detection and alarm solutions. From economical control panels to high-end life safety and emergency communications platforms, this rich legacy of inventiveness and uncompromising quality has distinguished Edwards life safety systems as the technologies of choice among building owners and designers the world over.
Hikvision is the world’s leading supplier of video surveillance solutions. Featuring the industry’s strongest R&D workforce, Hikvision designs, develops, and manufactures innovative standard- and high-definition cameras, DVRs, NVRs, and other elements of sophisticated security systems and CCTV technology for both indoor and outdoor use.
Hytera is a leading global provider of professional mobile radio communications solutions that improve organizational efficiency and make the world safer. Hytera products have been used to provide critical communications at schools, utilities, oil and gas, governments, public security institutions, public and private transportation companies, and major world events.
Maxxess manufactures both traditional access control and a new class of security systems that uniquely empowers and connects your organization. Maxxess provides an adaptable security management platform with the most extensive and seamless set of 3rd party integrations. Maxxess offers a ‘people focused approach’ to security including a smart phone patented, private two-way, emergency & security service.
NAPCO Security Group offers LocDown™ security solutions for every educational building and door: from simple local lock-down from inside the classroom door or with teachers’ keyfobs; or campus wide, across a local or enterprise network, combining access control, alarms, video, threat-level and visitor-management. Our SAVI™, Security Access-Control Vulnerability Index™ is designed to help objectively evaluate a school’s vulnerability. For references & more visit www.savischool.com.
Onity electronic locking systems eliminate the cost and inconvenience of administering mechanical keys. Affordable and reliable standalone locks are quick and easy to install, with modular upgrade paths that are built for today and ready for tomorrow. Advancing Access Together: www.onity.com.
Pivot3 provides enterprise-class video surveillance infrastructure in an easy-to-manage, simple-to-deploy, scale-out appliance model. Purpose-built for demanding, data-intensive security and surveillance application workloads, Pivot3 delivers the highest levels of performance, resiliency and availability to eliminate data loss, unplanned downtime and dropped frames.
ReACT! by Pro-Lite is a primary Emergency Notification System specifically created for life threatening moments. Designed by Pro-Lite using its state of the art technology and patented ultra-bright LED strobes and LED messaging saves precious time and reduces vulnerability. Intrusions, severe weather, and all evolving safety-related events require decisive actions under duress. Our pre-programmed and situational response messaging rapidly informs and directs vulnerable people to safety.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environment-friendly buildings and infrastructures. As a technology partner, service provider, system integrator and product vendor, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection, life safety and security as well as building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and energy management.
SilverShield is the most sophisticated, cloud-based, multi-platform security application available today for schools, medical-facilities, and businesses of all types to improve safety for all onsite stakeholders. The system works on all computers and mobile devices, and includes an integrated set of solutions designed to protect your most important assets, people.
- Cloud-based and Multi-Platform Application (works on PCs, Macs, iPhone, iPad, Android Phones, and Android Tablets).
- Visitor Management System (VMS) produces "near real time" sex offender check, watch list check, and optional criminal background checks.
- Incident Management System (IMS) is a "near real time" alarm system that produces various alert types and produces alert messages via Text/SMS Messages, Emails and Push Notifications.
- Events Management System (EMS) prescreens guests against school's watch list, the national sex offender database and offers an optional criminal background check.
- ID Badge System (IDS) provides permanent ID badges.
- Virtual Academy (VA) is a Video-based learning management system (LMS) with lessons and assessments that you create yourself, or purchase from SilverShield.
Singlewire is committed to developing comprehensive solutions for keeping people safe during emergencies. Our InformaCast software leverages network and mobile devices to send alerts and critical information to the right people in seconds. Some uses include: lockdowns, evacuations, weather alerts, and integration with emergency poles.
Sony Video Security Systems is a global supplier of high quality and advanced engineering surveillance camera systems for protecting lives, buildings and assets. As a marketing and sales partner with Bosch Security Systems our extended portfolio includes video surveillance, access control, intrusion and fire detection, and communications systems that are used in a wide range of campus environments throughout the world.
While there are many ideas and theories regarding school safety, it is important that schools select evidence based best practice training and solutions proven to improve make schools safer. SSI Guardian has set the New Standard in school safety with our 21st Century Safe School and academically acclaimed advanced training program, the only program in America with an accredited professional development CEU award. A successful security initiative requires a comprehensive approach addressing the social, emotional, mental and physical aspects.
TOA Electronics is the acoustic expert and is always seeking the perfect sound. At TOA we have made it our mission to supply you not just with high-quality equipment but above all with first-class sound. Our sound systems make millions of peoples’ lives safer and more enjoyable.
Valcom is the market leader in enterprise paging and mass notification solutions providing high quality analog and IP page control interfaces/gateways, VoIP connectivity, IP EndPoints, ceiling/wall speakers, paging horns, analog/digital clocks (IP, Wired, Wireless), emergency blue light stations and message signs. Designed, built and supported in Roanoke VA.
Z-Medica is a medical device company that develops fast-acting, easy-to-use hemostatic products that stop bleeding wherever it occurs. Schools, colleges, and municipalities across the country are equipping first responders with QuikClot® products to control bleeding and keep patients alive until they can be transported to the hospital or trauma unit.
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DSX Access Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures WinDSX integrated access control software and DSX hardware for all size systems. DSX products are sold worldwide through a network of factory-trained dealers, both domestic and foreign. DSX products include non-host dependent, intelligent, networkable controllers and the WinDSX total access control software.
The Clery Center for Security On Campus is the nonprofit leader in Clery Act compliance training. We conduct nationwide training seminars on best practices in Clery Act compliance both online and in person. The Clery Center's Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminars (CATS) curriculum was designed by a multidisciplinary team of experts and practitioners in the fields of campus law enforcement and student affairs.
The Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) is a national clearinghouse for training on the identification, investigation, and prosecution of all types of violent crimes against women, including domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking. The 14th annual Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) will be held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel from April 8-11, 2019.
The Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC) is a nationally-known leader in providing training to professionals who investigate crimes against children. As one of the leading Children’s Advocacy Centers in the country, we developed video-based training for professionals, parents, and children. Please visit DCAC Training Center at www.trainingcenter.net for more information.
NASRO is a not-for-profit organization for school-based law enforcement officers, school administrators and school security/safety professionals working as partners to protect students, school faculty and staff and the schools they attend. NASRO is located in Hoover, Ala. and was established in 1991. For more information, visit www.nasro.org.
Safe and Sound Schools is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving school safety across the United States through discussion, collaboration, education and sharing of resources. Founded by parents in May 2013 following the Sandy Hook School tragedy, Safe and Sound Schools is a recognized thought leader and resource for school safety improvements in communities across the country.