www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

State's unemployment rate sticks at 4.9 percent -4/17/2014, 4:39 PM

Couple likes 'doing our own thing' as Icon owners -4/17/2014, 4:39 PM

Airport authority may reduce mill levy -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Dole reflects on politics today ahead of Kansas tour -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

City staff continues to explore role of aquifer project -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Environmental studies major to be offered at Kansas Wesleyan -4/17/2014, 3:36 PM

Hutch CC's Jamie Patrick picks Colorado State -4/15/2014, 12:43 PM

USD 308 criticizes school finance bill -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Two vehicles, pedestrian involved in accident -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Sanctuary dedication latest milestone in Chapel Hill's growth -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Jobs, water source remain top priorities, Wichitans say -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

Edwards County accident blamed on slick roads -4/15/2014, 11:40 AM

myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Wichita approves $3 million in school security

Published on -5/7/2013, 7:15 AM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Wichita's schools will be getting an upgraded security system.

The Wichita School Board voted Monday night to approve a $3 million contract to improve the district's surveillance system and other security upgrades.

The board authorized the district to buy hardware, software, and services from Aventura Technologies. The company will also design and install a centralized surveillance system.

The district's current security system was installed nine years ago and uses analog cameras and dial-up modems. Superintendent John Allison says the system breaks down and is inefficient.

The proposed upgrades would include high-definition cameras, new computers, and a centralized dispatch center to watch over the district's nearly 100 schools.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News