Department of Safety http://nhpr.org en Improving School Security: Guidelines From The N.H. Department Of Safety http://nhpr.org/post/improving-school-security-guidelines-nh-department-safety <p>After last December's school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Division of Homeland Security &amp; Emergency Management conducted a survey and determined that N.H.’s school buildings are at widely varied levels of security. In response, they developed the following recommendations based on three core standards: Surveillance, Access Control, &amp; Emergency Alerting. Each school will have to take into account their budgetary constraints &amp; environmental factors when considering how to implement the guidelines.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:31:17 +0000 Sara Plourde 39957 at http://nhpr.org Improving School Security: Guidelines From The N.H. Department Of Safety Legislators Consider Moving Division of Weights and Measures http://nhpr.org/post/legislators-consider-moving-division-weights-and-measures <p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>State Representatives and Senators heard testimony today on a bill that proposes moving the Division of Weights and Measures from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of Safety.</p><p>The division certifies scales and meters for measuring food and commodities like gasoline and fuel oil when sold to consumers.</p><p>The Senator Sharon Carson of Nashua, the bill&rsquo;s sponsor, says she&rsquo;s heard complaints from constituents who claim the division has been heavy-handed in its enforcement.</p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:06:11 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 2128 at http://nhpr.org Legislators Consider Moving Division of Weights and Measures