Security Assessments - Case studies

Boon Edam’s Tourlock 180+90 security revolving door secures Dallas Police Department headquarters’ lobby

There is a saying that ‘Everything is Bigger in Texas’, and the Dallas, Texas police department is no exception. The city of Dallas is ranked in the top 10 cities in the U.S. in terms of population, at 1.2 million people. The Dallas Police Department is the ninth largest municipal police force in the U.S., based on 3,012 sworn officers. It is led by Chief of Police, U. Reneé Hall. The department is located in the Jack Evans Police Headquarters building, which was built in 200...

SALTO provides parking solutions to Ports of Jersey with its smart access control solution

Ports of Jersey operate the island’s busy harbours and airports, providing high-quality services and facilities to enrich the experiences and journeys of their customers, with Jersey Marinas offering 1,000 berths across three award-winning locations close to the vibrant waterfront at St Helier. At very busy times of the year, such as the annual Jersey Regatta, the sheer volume of visitor traffic arriving from both land and sea can present serious problems. With particular challenges arisi...

Security Industry Association supports Michigan Legislation to bolster school security safeguards

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has expressed strong support for MI HB 5828 and HB5830, two bills designed to improve school security across the state of Michigan. Michigan Legislation In a letter to Michigan House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman Laura Cox and Vice-Chair Rob VerHeulen, SIA CEO Don Erickson praised the bills’ creation of a comprehensive school plan and fund to enable local districts to procure security solutions to protect students from m...

ISM’s Genesys PSIM concierge system integrates security systems for tower blocks in Haringey

A new Concierge and Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solution from Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM) is protecting two tower blocks in Haringey, enabling authorised council employees to control door access and manage fire and security systems from anywhere within the council’s estate. Newbury House, Finsbury House, John Keats House and Thomas Hardy House in Wood Green, London, already feature four of ISM’s state-of-the-art Ultimate door entry systems as well as...

Bosch delivers energy efficient solutions for public buildings and facilities to Morbegno, Lombardy in Italy

The town of Morbegno in the Italian Alps near the Swiss border will be relying on the competence of Bosch Energy and Building Solutions Italy to boost energy efficiency in its public buildings and other facilities within the scope of a long-term project financing contract. 2017 Safe Parks Project Among other things, it includes installing LED technology in all public lighting and in the interior lighting systems of municipal buildings, upgrading the municipal heating systems while continuing t...

Securitas Protective Services Officers increase security patrols as a counter-terrorism measure in Britain

Following the recent attack in Parsons Green, the joint terror analysis centre increased the terrorism threat level to the UK from severe to critical. As a result, the government carried out additional counter-terrorism operations around the country to help protect people in public places. Securitas took the decision to proactively support the emergency services and military operations by asking their Protective Services Officers to provide additional patrols at transport hubs across the UK....

G4S selects Digital Barriers ThruVis thermal screening camera to secure Manchester “One Love” Concert

Digital Barriers plc is pleased to announce that its ThruVis thermal screening camera technology was deployed by G4S to enhance security at the Manchester “One Love” Concert at the Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester on the 4th June, 2017 and throughout the week of the British Summer Time event at Hyde Park, London 3-9th July 2017. Manchester “One Love” Concert Digital Barriers and G4S offered their services to the organisers of the One Love concert, respon...

Malaysian government department upgrades access control system with HID Mobile Access solution

HID Mobile Access integration with HRMIS means management can view all staff records on one platform A government department in Malaysia sought to upgrade their access control system and integrate the new system with their internal human resource system, HRMIS. With the proliferation of smart devices in the country, the agency took advantage of the “bring your own device” (BYOD) trend by moving their access control system to an innovative mobile solution. Public s...

Notifier by Honeywell fire detection systems ensure residential security at Elmbridge Village, UK

The fire detection system is configured around a Notifier Pearl intelligent addressable control panel As one of the UK’s most prestigious locations for retirees, Elmbridge Village boasts a range of state-of-the-art facilities for high-quality living. To keep residents, guests, and other visitors safe, fire detection technology from Notifier by Honeywell has been specified in the newly developed Elmbridge Manor. Situated on the leafy outskirts of Cranleigh in Surrey, Elm...

Safran Identity and Security supplies facial recognition solution to the Dutch Police

Safran’s biometric system provides search, analysis and matching services for fingerprints and palm prints Safran Identity and Security, a global leader in identity and security solutions, has supplied a facial recognition solution to the National Police of the Netherlands. The nationwide system, which includes workstations for facial search, comparison and analysis was recently launched at the National Forensic Service Centre. Dutch police officers can now submit a faci...

Honeywell Morley-IAS fire detection and PA/VA systems enhance Drummond School security

Honeywell's Comprio D1 combines advanced audio management, flexible architecture in a compact design Located in the historic Scottish city of Inverness, the Drummond School is a purpose built educational facility for those with severe learning difficulties and complex needs. With a capacity for over 90 pupils in 20 classes, it has provision for nursery, primary and secondary education and aims to provide its pupils with an educational experience that promotes their independenc...