security http://wvxu.org en Miami U canine team part of Napolitano security detail http://wvxu.org/post/miami-u-canine-team-part-napolitano-security-detail <p></p><p></p><p>Miami University's newest canine officer is part of the security team for Monday's visit by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.</p><p>Miami's <a href="http://www.units.muohio.edu/police/community-policing/k9" target="_blank">first police dog</a>, Ero, retired earlier this year. His replacement is a 1-1/2 year old Belgian Malinois&nbsp; named Figo. He and handler, Officer Keith Hibbard are hard at work today helping local and national authorities with the Secretary's appearance at the Fraternal Order of Police National Convention.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:06:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16028 at http://wvxu.org Miami U canine team part of Napolitano security detail Miami and UC increasing security at graduation http://wvxu.org/post/miami-and-uc-increasing-security-graduation <p></p><p>In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, <strong>Miami University</strong> is stepping up security at its upcoming graduation ceremonies.</p><p>University spokeswoman Claire Wagner says there have been <strong>no threats or safety concerns</strong> but the school is updating measures as a matter of good practice. She adds the changes are basically the same as those already in place for football games. All bags will be checked and attendees will be "subject to visual inspection of person, parcels, bags and clothing capable of concealing prohibited items."</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:21:24 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11797 at http://wvxu.org Miami and UC increasing security at graduation Flying Pig Marathon addresses security concerns http://wvxu.org/post/flying-pig-marathon-addresses-security-concerns <p></p><p>Flying Pig Marathon organizers say they're taking extraordinary measures to reassess and strengthen security plans.</p><p>There will be a larger police presence and extra volunteers to watch out for anything suspicious.</p><p>Executive Director Iris Simpson-Bush says everyone is encouraged to bring less.</p><p>Participants will have to put items in clear bags if they want them transported from the start line to the finish. Spectators with bags are being warned they could be subject to search.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:15:07 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11700 at http://wvxu.org Flying Pig Marathon addresses security concerns Horseshoe Casino's plan to keep out cheats and other troublemakers http://wvxu.org/post/horseshoe-casinos-plan-keep-out-cheats-and-other-troublemakers <p>You may not realize it but if you go to the new Horseshoe Casino or even walk past it, chances are you will be watched on camera. The casino security staff, state agents and Cincinnati Police officers are partnering to try to keep the Horseshoe safe and prevent theft.</p><p align="left">The security office is one of the busiest places at Cincinnati's Horseshoe Casino. Everybody, except for guests, has to check in there first. That means, employees, delivery people, reporters and more. The casino security and surveillance departments watch them long before they get to that office.</p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 9592 at http://wvxu.org Horseshoe Casino's plan to keep out cheats and other troublemakers CPS satisfied with security; new lock-down plan to come http://wvxu.org/post/cps-satisfied-security-new-lock-down-plan-come <P align=left>The Cincinnati School District is getting high marks for its safety and security.</P> <P align=left>Every year CPS Director of School Services Bill Moehring gives the school board an overview of the security measures in place. After the violence in Newtown, Connecticut there was renewed interest.</P> <P align=left>Moehring told administrators the district has as many emergency security features as a school district could have. There are secure entrances, restricted employee access, lock-down buttons, cameras, and a secure visitor sign-in. Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:25:29 +0000 Ann Thompson 7878 at http://wvxu.org CPS satisfied with security; new lock-down plan to come