2024 Campus Safety Glass Security and Safety Survey

A majority of campus safety partners now recognize glass doors and windows as the weakest link in their perimeter security systems.

Glass Window and Door Security: A Growing Concern for Campus Protection Pros

More than one in two campus protection professionals now say their glass doors and windows are the security systems most likely to fail during an unauthorized intrusion.

In recent years, the safety of our educational and healthcare institutions has come under increasing scrutiny. At the forefront of these concerns are the vulnerabilities presented by glass doors and windows. The 2024 Campus Safety Window Security and Safety Survey has revealed a significant insight: a majority of campus safety partners now recognize glass doors and windows as the weakest link in their perimeter security systems.

With more than half (51%) of nearly 300 survey respondents expressing concern that their glass doors and windows represent the most substantial risk for unauthorized intrusions—an increase of eight percentage points from two years ago—it’s clear that action is needed.

Dive into our report to learn more about our survey results.