In the real world, most campus access control installations are subject to some form of limitation – whether it is budget, time, logistics, personnel or politics. But if resources were no object, or at least less of a barrier, what would you install?
Nearly two decades ago, Spring ISD’s Chief Alan Bragg created the school district’s police department with support from the superintendent, school board and community. Proper planning, budgeting, site assessments and officer recruitment laid the groundwork for the agency’s success today.
Campus officials should have a clear understanding of NIMS, NFPA 1600 and NFPA 1561, as well as incorporate these codes into their emergency management programs. This first part of our three-part series discusses how both public and private sector institutions that do this can reduce their exposure to litigation in the aftermath of an incident and be better able to respond to the event itself.
When the Sarasota County School District identified a need to get serious about video surveillance, administrators chose a hybrid CCTV solution that watches over and protects 43,000 students throughout the K-12 system.