With active shooter situations frequently making headlines, our partner vendor Shooter Detection Systems has also been making news.

Shooter Detection Systems is pioneering a new approach to facility security by bringing threat detection technology honed on the battlefield into schools, offices and other public facilities. From the second a shot is fired, Shooter Detection Systems’ Guardian indoor gunfire detection system instantly detects and assesses the threat, gathers accurate details, and makes the appropriate response by immediately contacting authorities. The Guardian system has caught the attention of journalists, lawmakers and builders.



Here’s a roundup of the latest headlines:

– Ever wonder what an active shooter detection system looks like and how it’s used? Mike Wankum of WCVB in Boston produced this detailed look at the Shooter Detection Systems’ Guardian indoor gunfire detection system.

– Virginia State Delegate Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach) has prefiled a bill for the 2016 General Assembly proposing blueprints of new public school buildings include active-shooter gunshot detection and alert systems.

– Gilbane, one of the nation’s biggest construction companies, has installed a Guardian indoor gunfire detection system at its offices in Boston and plans to encourage its customers to install the Guardian system in their buildings.