The Rising Cost of School Violence

Just 20 years ago no one would have thought school violence could hit such an all time high. Parents never sent their children to school thinking the kids would hear gunshots down the hall or have to hide under desks or in closets until gunmen leave the area. While there have always been a few schools here and there throughout …

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Preventing Unnecessary Deaths with Walk Through Metal Detectors

While we often hear about violence in schools, there is also violence in other areas of life. Just last year, a man who had been feuding with town officials in Pennsylvania decided to end the feud with murder. He was accused of zoning infractions and sewer regulations in a dispute lasting over 18 years. Although many people in the town …

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Walk Through Metal Detectors and MRIs – A Good Combination

Anyone who has had to be examined with an MRI scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) can tell you about the interesting noises they make. You lie down on a moving table and it slides you into a tube, which is the main part of the machine. As the machine starts to work, there is a pinging sound going on around the …

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Averting Violence in Our Schools Using Metal Detectors

Violence in schools is getting worse and worse every year. No state, no city and no town seems to be exempt. As the violence had been increasing yearly, the federal government finally decided to get involved. In 1994, they began to require school safety programs, which was an attempt to cut down on the violence. Many inner city schools began …

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The Benefits of Walk Through Metal Detectors in Hospitals

It seems as if everywhere you turn there is the potential for violence, and hospitals are no different. On a daily basis, hospitals see thousands of patients in offices, the emergency room, cancer treatments areas, and more. Hospitals are literally revolving doors for anyone walking in off the street. In an effort to curb violence, hospitals have security on staff, …

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