Door Locks

Read: Locking Lessons Learned from Uvalde

Locking Lessons Learned from Uvalde

Here are some of the leading classroom door locking practices schools can adopt to effectively mitigate an active shooter attack.

Read: Locks on All Exterior Doors at Texas Schools to Be Assessed

Locks on All Exterior Doors at Texas Schools to Be Assessed

The announcement came during a Texas Senate committee hearing where authorities said the door to the classroom where the killings happened was not locked.

Read: Robb Elementary Teacher Closed Door Before Attack But It Didn’t Lock

Robb Elementary Teacher Closed Door Before Attack But It Didn’t Lock

Police confirmed the teacher propped open the door with a rock but closed it before the gunman entered, contradicting an original statement.

Read: Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Safety and security are a priority for schools and legislators, but life safety shortcuts, such as door barricade devices, may lead to even more tragedy.

Read: Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces Tackles Wide Variety of K-12, Higher Ed Protection Issues

Campus Safety Conference at EDspaces Tackles Wide Variety of K-12, Higher Ed Protection Issues

CSC at EDspaces provided valuable education and training on security technology, emergency and media management, active shooter response, and other hot topics to help college and school safety executives protect their campuses.

Read: A Police Lieutenant’s Tips for Upgrading to Electronic Access Control

A Police Lieutenant’s Tips for Upgrading to Electronic Access Control

Lieutenant Michael Betzler discusses recommended practices and lessons learned from Saddleback College’s implementation of electronic access on 1,500 doors.

Read: OSU Installs Hundreds of Classroom Door Locks

OSU Installs Hundreds of Classroom Door Locks

More than 540 locks were installed in 48 OSU academic buildings. The installation cost about $1 million.

Read: Littleton Public Schools Unified Security Technology Program

Littleton Public Schools Unified Security Technology Program

Read: Securitech SAFEBOLT™ Accomplishes 3-Hour Fire Rating

Securitech SAFEBOLT™ Accomplishes 3-Hour Fire Rating

SAFEBOLT is the first barricade lock that respects all fire and life-safety codes for safe-haven locations, according to the company.

Read: Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Are Your Classroom Locks Functional or Mere Security Illusions?

Some campuses are still turning to barricade devices to lock classroom doors. Here are five potential unintended consequences of using these devices.

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