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Read: UPDATE: Wisconsin Student Killed by Police Was Armed with Pellet Gun

UPDATE: Wisconsin Student Killed by Police Was Armed with Pellet Gun

Green Bay Area Public Schools leaders sent a letter warning district families of the dangers of using toy guns

Read: ‘Run Hide Fight’ and Responding to Active Shooters: What Does ‘Fight’ Mean at a School?

‘Run Hide Fight’ and Responding to Active Shooters: What Does ‘Fight’ Mean at a School?

The “fight” option in school active shooter response is problematic because the responsible person usually has a room full of students, some of whom might be very young.

Read: Leveraging Digital Signage Infrastructure for Campus Emergency Mass Notifications

Leveraging Digital Signage Infrastructure for Campus Emergency Mass Notifications

Informational and wayfinding signage can double as a built-in mass notification network during emergencies.

Read: New Orleans School Bus Driver Evacuates Students Before Bus Explosion

New Orleans School Bus Driver Evacuates Students Before Bus Explosion

The school bus started to lose power and smoke before bursting into flames moments after the driver evacuated all students onboard.

Read: Report: 10 Essential Actions to Improve School Safety

Report: 10 Essential Actions to Improve School Safety

Here are the recommendations from COPS on school safety and a summary of their findings.

Read: Campus Security Pros Debate Staff, Student Active Shooter Response

Campus Security Pros Debate Staff, Student Active Shooter Response

Experts explain the pros and cons of the various methods of response currently available for civilians, including Run, Hide, Fight; ALICE; and more.

Read: The Role of Access Control in Active Shooter Prevention and Response

The Role of Access Control in Active Shooter Prevention and Response

Join this free webinar to learn how schools can implement appropriate access control and lockdown solutions, training, and procedures to mitigate or prevent an active shooter.

Read: DOJ: Law Enforcement’s Response to Uvalde School Massacre a ‘Significant Failure’

DOJ: Law Enforcement’s Response to Uvalde School Massacre a ‘Significant Failure’

The scathing report also cited poor campus security and lack of pre-incident preparation as contributing to the poor Uvalde shooting response.

Read: Rethinking How We Respond to Fire Alarms

Rethinking How We Respond to Fire Alarms

When a fire alarm sounds on campus, we must pay attention to our sensory perceptions and adopt a more comprehensive response.

Read: Town of Paradise Partners with HQE Systems to Install SiRcom Early Warning Sirens

Town of Paradise Partners with HQE Systems to Install SiRcom Early Warning Sirens

The town of Paradise was almost completely destroyed by the 2018 Camp wildfire, losing 95% of its structures, most within the first four hours,

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