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Protecting Students and Teachers in Special Education Classrooms

Protecting Students and Teachers in Special Education Classrooms

By: CaseGuard

  We can’t go anywhere today without being caught on someone’s personal or corporate surveillance system. With concerns over both student and staff safety as well as disciplinary reasons, schools are no exception. Teachers and staff cannot be everywhere all at the same time, but cameras can be easily installed to capture footage to help when a security issue arises. When schools gather...

Jan 20, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Kaulike Kamala

In Memory of Police Officer Kaulike Kamala

By: CaseGuard

  Today’s police forces have become the front line for mental health problems in America. When the nation is unable to handle its health care crisis, leaving those with mental illness without treatment or options, many patients’ ability to continue to reason with reality falters. Studies have shown that on a yearly basis, more than 2 million mental health patients are jailed. That is over 2...

Jan 19, 2020
In Memory of Officer Tiffany-Victoria Bilon Enriquez

In Memory of Officer Tiffany-Victoria Bilon Enriquez

By: CaseGuard

  Officer Tiffany-Victoria Bilon Enriquez was one of the first to the scene on a call to an EDP, or Emotionally Disturbed Person. This was not her first encounter with the suspect, as she had previously been to calls to the address when this individual was making false 911 calls to the department. Today’s police force is often the first line in dealing with individuals who are in crisis due to...

Jan 19, 2020
FERPA and Student Surveillance Systems

FERPA and Student Surveillance Systems

By: CaseGuard

  In the wake of mass shootings, schools all over the country are introducing school surveillance systems in the hopes to improve school security and student safety. With these new video surveillance systems there is a flood of new legal issues as to the implications these cameras have on student privacy laws. Parents, educators and communities alike are in favor of finding ways to reduce crime,...

Jan 17, 2020
Protecting Student Identity on School Bus Video Systems

Protecting Student Identity on School Bus Video Systems

By: CaseGuard

  In today’s world of data and computer systems, protecting the private personal information of individual citizens has become a major source of budgets and IT departments for many industries. When it comes to protecting the identity or Personal Identifying Information (PII) of a minor, in any circumstance, the law mandates that children’s privacy will be protected at all times. Schools and...

Jan 16, 2020
Secure Video Surveillance for Patient Monitoring

Secure Video Surveillance for Patient Monitoring

By: CaseGuard

  Surveillance is the act of observing people's actions, with or without the permission of the individuals being monitored, usually for purposes of management or protection. Technological development has ensured lower hardware costs and increased automation rates, so hospitals and law enforcement agencies worldwide consider surveillance a cost-effective method for fighting serious threats to...

Jan 15, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Jarid Taylor

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Jarid Taylor

By: CaseGuard

  The Bryan County Sheriff’s office is located in Durant, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma state constitution instituted the office of sheriff as an elected office in July 1907, when each county was assigned. Bryan County, Oklahoma is the only county in the US named for the Democratic politician of the day, William Jennings Bryan. Bryan County covers 909 square miles with a population of 42,416 citizens....

Jan 14, 2020
CCTV in Healthcare

CCTV in Healthcare

By: CaseGuard

  Whether we know it or not, almost every time we're in a public place, we're under surveillance by a CCTV camera. Usually, these cameras do not interfere with our privacy since we have no rights to privacy in public areas. However, their introduction into health care institutions such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and specialized nursing facilities can set up a facility for legal trouble...

Jan 13, 2020
In Memory of Detective Amber Joy Leist

In Memory of Detective Amber Joy Leist

By: CaseGuard

  The County of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is well-known to be the largest sheriff’s department in the United States with over 18,000 employees. The Transit Department of this sheriff’s office is the second largest in the world, placing only after that of New York’s Transit Department. The office serves over three million residents in the unincorporated 3,171 square miles and for 42 small...

Jan 12, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Nicholas Reyna

In Memory of Police Officer Nicholas Reyna

By: CaseGuard

  The Lubbock Police Department in Texas is a close-knit family of blue. The department has 546 officers and civilian employees who are responsible for the safety of 229,000 people in a 135 square mile area. These officers are led by their Chief of Police, Floyd Mitchell, in an effort of cooperation, working together with the community members to help enforce the laws and keep peace when possible...

Jan 11, 2020

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