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Burglary leads to stricter access control at State College

Following a burglary over the Christmas break, the State College of Florida is planning to improve security, reports Bradenton.com.

College President, Lars Hafner say two things to be included in the upgrade are surveillance cameras and changing conventional door locks to the issuing of ID badges.

While no student information was compromised in the burglary, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the incident, which resulted in the theft of 41 new laptops stored in a campus warehouse, worth more than $37,000.

The College is already beginning to change its lock system from key locks to a card that will identify the person using it, says Hafner. “It will be looking at who can be held accountable,” Hafner said.

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