Tag: Active Shooter

Jun 01

UCLA Shooting Shows Why Nightlock is Needed

Two people were killed in a murder-suicide on the UCLA campus, today, June 1, 2016, prompting a campus-wide lockdown and forcing hundreds of terrified students to hide in buildings. Many students took the initiative to shelter in place and also barricaded themselves in classrooms and offices. It appears that students and employees used cords, rope and other items to help secure doors that could not be locked. Continue reading

May 04

Staff trains for worst of times

Melvin McGuire, a consultant with Embassy Consulting Services, speaks to Faculty and Students in the Great Hall of Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Oct. 22, 2014. McGuire, a former Long Beach Police Department Sgt., now conducts safety training for the worst possible scenarios. Photo: Nicolas Heredia

Melvin McGuire, a consultant with Embassy Consulting Services, speaks to Faculty and Students in the Great Hall of Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Oct. 22, 2014. McGuire, a former Long Beach Police Department Sgt., now conducts safety training for the worst possible scenarios. Photo: Nicolas Heredia

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