Tragedy puts spotlight on tech and training

Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 9:52 AM EST

To address the kinds of security concerns raised by the Virginia Tech shootings, colleges and universities are installing communication systems to alert thousands of students at a time about potential threats.

They’re beefing up threat assessment training, for faculty and staff as well as students. You just might see more guns in the hands of campus security forces, and more metal detectors at mass gatherings such as athletic events.

At MSNBC.

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