Category Archives: Local Government Security

Potential Shooter Stopped Cold

AUBURN, IN — A potentially tragic event was averted when an Isotec Safety Entrance, recently installed at the Dekalb County Courthouse, stopped a man with a gun trying to enter the building. The man, yet to be identified, was denied access by Isotec’s Safety Entrance when it detected a concealed weapon on his person. As designed, the security vestibule’s automated security functions denied the man access into the courthouse. After being detected with a weapon, the man brandished, what was Read More

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Has Terrorism Won?

MERCER [County PA] – On the morning that single-point entry and security screening arrived at the Mercer County Courthouse, county Commissioner Matt McConnell made a grim assessment of the action. “The terrorists won,’’ he said. Source: Mercer Harold – Michael Roknick & Eric Poole The public’s access to their courthouses may only be the first adverse consequence on the slippery slope caused by fear of armed attacks, the rising security costs and relentless pressure to control or reduce budgets. We Read More

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Cyber Security & Infrastructure Security Agency

Keeping our clients from harm’s way is the overarching mission that drives everything we do. As part of that mission, we’re broadcasting information related to services from the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS offers services that can increase the safety and security for courthouses and municipal infrastructures. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, (CISA), an agency within the DHS, provides site assessment services via the Protective Security Advisor (PSA) Program. The protective security advisors at CISA provide detailed reports Read More

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Technology Breakthrough for Weapons Detection

Artificial Intelligence is now available for X-ray machines. Continue reading

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Courthouse Security Innovation

Isotec continues to advance the utility capabilities for automated entrance security that keeps guns out of buildings. Continue reading

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David Barnes Appointed to the National Sheriffs Association’s (NSA) School Safety & Security Committee

Isotec Security Inc’s President and CEO, David Barnes, accepted his nomination to the NSA’s committee for School Safety & Security. Barnes will serve as a subject matter expert from the product/technology side of products, technologies, and services that prevent guns from getting into schools. Barnes commented “I cannot think of a more worthy cause. I’m honored to be part of this dedicated team of professionals committed to protecting children, the schools they attend and the communities they call home.”   Barnes Read More

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Defeating the Active Shooter: Part III

We don’t pick when bad things happen. They pick us. Part III: NFPA 3000 & ASHER Active Shooter Hostile Event Response On May 1, 2018 the National Fire Protection Association released standards related to active shooter responses (NFPA 3000). NFPA 3000 will become the template by which safety & security measures addressing active shooters will be measured. This link is to the NFPA 3000 home page. Before we start, it’s important to understand that tactics for defeating an active shooter Read More

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Choosing Security Door Systems

Security Door Systems & How to Choose the Right One

Choosing security door systems for your commercial building is of the utmost importance. You want to choose a system that is appropriate based on the flow of people, the valuable assets held within the building, and more. There is more technology on the market than ever before. This can lead to an overwhelming number of choices for you. By gaining a better understanding of how the different doors work, you can start to see which ones would be most appropriate Read More

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Grant Funding for Law Enforcement Technologies

Grant Funding for Law Enforcement Technologies The National Sheriffs Association recently hosted a webinar for municipal law enforcement agencies on areas to be focus that are receiving state and federal funding. https://nsa.adobeconnect.com/pdkaof8em5j7/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal The webinar featured representatives from Grants Office, LLC out of Rochester, NY. www.grantsoffice.com There are many technology deployments that can be funded via state or federal grants. The two largest funding initiatives by the Department of Homeland Security are the Urban Area Security Initiative (USAI) and the State Read More

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Department of Homeland Security Video

Take 3 minutes to listen to Bruce Davidson from Homeland Security and security professionals on the importance of SAFETY Act approved products. Isotec Security is in the anti-terrorism business. We know that offering SAFETY Act approved products removes the guesswork for our clients. They know the process and product standards set forth by Homeland Security reduce their liabilities while keeping safe and protecting what matters most. They understand that acts terrorism are rising and their countermeasures to prevent terrorism and violent crimes must Read More

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