Dallas County Schools To Implement First Phase of Safety and Security Program

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Dallas County Schools has awarded MDI a contract to begin implementing the first phase of a school safety and security program within school facilities. That includes centralizing safety and security operations into the county school district's headquarters building. It will include the installation of security technology such as infrared detectors, biometric fingerprint readers, integrated time and attendance, and networked IP and wireless video surveillance.

In a statement, the company said the new equipment, delivered as part of a LearnSafe initiative, will enable the district's security staff to gain visibility into all participating school facilities. The LearnSafe Initiative combines a security curriculum, continuing education programs, and a suite of technology and security services.

The county district encompasses 14 independent school districts in the Dallas, Texas area with 425,000 students. The services it provides to its districts include network security offerings.

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Dian Schaffhauser is a writer who covers technology and business for a number of publications. Contact her at dian@dischaffhauser.com.

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