Subscribe to RSS - Department of Justice

Department of Justice

ESA says school security spending needs to be about equipment

ESA government relations director: ‘Not one dime’ spent on equipment
 - 
07/16/2014

WASHINGTON—The U.S. government has devoted more than $300 million over the past two years to enhancing school security. While that money has gone toward the production of reports, research, assessments and position papers, among other things, it has not gone toward the actual installation of electronic security systems, John Chwat, director of government relations at the Electronic Security Association, told Security Systems News.

Newtown shootings raise profile of debate on school security

Update on SIA’s efforts to get port funds released
 - 
01/16/2013

WASHINGTON—The fiscal cliff has been averted. But the vertigo it induced is still being felt on Capitol Hill, with school security thrown into the budget mix as the 113th Congress got down to business in January.