Two-way radios help educators safely care for students with special needs

To better ensure the safety and security of the nation’s school children, districts are increasingly turning to two-way radios to facilitate communications between teachers, staff and public safety officers. With push-to-talk capability, two-way radios offer educators an instant and reliable means of communication in an emergency. They’re also a critical everyday tool for teachers and

Educators: $50 Million in Grants Available to Improve School Security

The U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office STOP School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) is a competitive award program designed to provide funding to improve security at schools and on school grounds through evidence-based school safety programs. SVPP funding is available for projects that involve: Coordination with local law enforcement Training for local law enforcement officers

University Solutions: License Plate Readers Debunk Parking Capacity Myth, Generate Revenue & Enhance Safety

At The University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, administrators recently took steps to investigate what they thought was a problem with parking lot capacity. “People were complaining about the lack of parking spaces, but the university had no real way to accurately track day-to-day availability,” said BAYCOM Communications Consultant Kate Premo. “So they installed automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)

K-12 Campus Communication: The Two-Way Radio Advantage

A half-hour north of Milwaukee, in the Mequon-Thiensville School District, two-way radios play an important role in helping to keep students, teachers and staff safe. On any given day, more than 200 radios are put into service across the district’s six schools, and Director of Buildings and Grounds Kyle Thompson says the radios are proving

Trend: The Demand for Large, Integrated Communication Systems Continues to Grow

As issues of safety and security take on greater importance for our customers, we’re seeing a significant increase in the demand for large, integrated communication systems that work seamlessly across multiple locations, operating in both analog and digital modes, conventional and trunked configurations. In 2017 we completed five large-system projects. A year later, that number

Unified Communications = Safer Students

How connected are your communications? Your school’s safety depends on the answer. From everyday situations to emergencies, when a child needs attention, or an unauthorized visitor shows up, every second counts. New grants and increased funding can provide opportunities to connect and protect. But first, you’ll need to identify where your communications and intelligence technologies are