North Carolina's top law enforcement officer joined education officials today in announcing a new and thorough review of campus security, two days after the Virginia Tech massacre.
Attorney General Roy Cooper says he'll launch a task force to analyze safety protocols on the state's higher education campuses.
School administrators and security officers from around the state have already started a new assessment.
At North Carolina State, dorms are permanently locked and residents need a key or a card to enter. The school also uses e-mail and faculty liaisons in all buildings to distribute emergency information across its two-thousand-acre campus.
Officials are considering a reverse 9-1-1 system.
Wake Forest University has gates that can quickly halt vehicle access to campus. East Carolina University can lock some of its campus buildings with the push of a button.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.