CPTED

Read: 3 Architects Share Tips for Improving School Safety Through Design

3 Architects Share Tips for Improving School Safety Through Design

Accessibility, visibility, and community-building must be prioritized when architects are designing new construction or upgrade projects for schools.

Read: Conducting Site Assessments for Students with Disabilities

Conducting Site Assessments for Students with Disabilities

Access or functional needs (AFN) site assessments should cover landscaping, architecture and security, as well as indicators of how well people appreciate, support and communicate with each other, and how functional the school is as a center of teaching and learning.

Read: CPTED in Schools: Has Your Campus Applied These 3 Tactics to Prevent Crime?

CPTED in Schools: Has Your Campus Applied These 3 Tactics to Prevent Crime?

A security veteran who has conducted countless site assessments shares successes and cautionary tales in CPTED and offers sage advice for schools.

Read: Highlights from the 2023 Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces

Highlights from the 2023 Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces

Student safety and school security met classroom design at last week’s co-located Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces.

Read: Indiana Woman Arrested for Intentionally Crashing Vehicle Into ‘Israel School’

Indiana Woman Arrested for Intentionally Crashing Vehicle Into ‘Israel School’

The building involved in the incident was not a Jewish school but is associated with a group known for its radical anti-Semitic views.

Read: 10 Steps to Safe Cash Management

10 Steps to Safe Cash Management

Drop safes, signage, training, transaction barriers, and cameras can deter robberies at locations that have frequent cash transactions.

Read: 4 Inexpensive Ways to Improve School Parking Lot Safety

4 Inexpensive Ways to Improve School Parking Lot Safety

Low-cost strategies include conducting a walk-through of school grounds and creating use policies for outside groups.

Read: Conducting a Campus Security Risk Assessment? Take These 7 Steps

Conducting a Campus Security Risk Assessment? Take These 7 Steps

A thorough risk assessment helps protect not only the physical property of a campus but also the people inside it

Read: Secured School Entry Vestibules: Reducing Weak Points and Increasing Sightlines

Secured School Entry Vestibules: Reducing Weak Points and Increasing Sightlines

Multifunctional, fire-rated glazing supports a welcoming environment and protects against multiple life-safety threats.

Read: Why Bathroom Breaks Are Making Schools Less Safe and a Solution to Consider

Why Bathroom Breaks Are Making Schools Less Safe and a Solution to Consider

Interviews with teachers about why they don’t want their doors to be closed and locked are not about safety concerns — they are almost 100% about students’ bathroom trips.

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