Drills

Read: Be Prepared! COVID-19 and the Active Shooter

Be Prepared! COVID-19 and the Active Shooter

All schools should have emergency/crisis plans and lockdown procedures in place, and train staff, teachers and students.

Read: Tennessee High School Adopts AI-Based Weapons Detection

Tennessee High School Adopts AI-Based Weapons Detection

Designed to help identify threats before they become violent, the weapons detection technology integrates with an organization’s existing security cameras.

Read: K-12 Director of the Year: School Security Pioneer Transforms Emergency Preparedness, Response at LPS

K-12 Director of the Year: School Security Pioneer Transforms Emergency Preparedness, Response at LPS

Campus Safety K-12 Director of the Year Guy Grace has implemented a wide array of school security innovations in his district that have been adopted by many other schools and organizations.

Read: Ready to Face These School Security and Safety Concerns When Students Return?

Ready to Face These School Security and Safety Concerns When Students Return?

As the date to reopen schools gets closer, be sure your campus can address the risks and threats of violence created or exacerbated by the coronavirus shutdown.

Read: Lessons Learned from 6 Higher Education Emergency Managers

Lessons Learned from 6 Higher Education Emergency Managers

Emergency managers from Kennesaw State, Cal State Fullerton, Rice University, the University of Central Oklahoma, Gonzaga University and Boston College share their strategies for success.

Read: The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

The Coronavirus and Public Safety: Lessons Learned by a Large Institution (So Far)

Here’s what works and what doesn’t across five broad campus public safety operational categories: personnel, plans and procedures, facilities, equipment and communications.

Read: Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Lessons Learned from the Evacuation of a Long-Term Care Facility

Here’s what worked and what didn’t during this long-term care facility’s temporary evacuation of its 144 residents.

Read: 5 Things to Consider Before Your Campus Conducts a Reunification Drill

5 Things to Consider Before Your Campus Conducts a Reunification Drill

A school safety coordinator discusses his top five preparation takeaways after his district completed several reunification drills.

Read: Everytown for Gun Safety, Teachers Unions Urge Schools to Reassess Lockdown Drills

Everytown for Gun Safety, Teachers Unions Urge Schools to Reassess Lockdown Drills

Although 95% of American public schools regularly conduct some sort of active shooter drill, the groups recommend students not be involved.

Read: Reunification Realities: 7 Lessons Learned from a School Active Shooter Exercise

Reunification Realities: 7 Lessons Learned from a School Active Shooter Exercise

Here’s what one community learned about reuniting students with their parents after it conducted an active shooter exercise with first responders and community volunteers.

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