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Read: School Security Assessments: 6 Steps to Get the Most Out of Your Project

School Security Assessments: 6 Steps to Get the Most Out of Your Project

These simple steps can help you dramatically reduce the cost of school security assessments while improving quality and preventing trouble with poor quality vendors.

Beware of Gravity Hazards on Campus

Heavy objects can be hazardous if not properly secured.

Combining Technology and Training Makes Campuses Safer

Cameras, visitor management, metal detectors, emergency notification, ID systems and more save lives.

Mass Casualty Shootings Can Occur Anywhere

The ‘Dark Knight’ incident demonstrates that campuses must continue to prepare for these types of tragedies.

Manhattan-Ogden Schools Get an A+ for Safety Week

Each day of the week, campuses conduct a different drill or combination of exercises.

Read: Hiring an Expert Witness? 10 Questions You Should Ask

Hiring an Expert Witness? 10 Questions You Should Ask

If your campus is involved in litigation, an unqualified witness could ruin your case.

Why Schools Need 2 Types of Lockdowns

Campuses must use both emergency and preventive lockdowns.

High Profile Student Arrests Can Be Misleading

Schools must continue to be able to use court interventions in appropriate cases.

Don’t Rely on Codes for Emergency Protocols

Codes often cause confusion, even among campus personnel who are well trained.

Inside/Outside Lockdown Approach Prone to Failure

Location-based lockdowns are unreliable and potentially dangerous.

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