Drills

Read: 5 Types of School Emergency Drills and Why They Are Valuable

5 Types of School Emergency Drills and Why They Are Valuable

Realistic and varying school emergency drills empower staff and students to make life-saving decisions during a stressful event.

Read: School Safety Drills for Students with Special Needs

School Safety Drills for Students with Special Needs

Rather than opting out of safety drills for students with special needs, here are some strategies to help you develop their individualized safety plans.

Read: Oxford Shooting: What Went Wrong and 5 Things to Do to Protect Your School

Oxford Shooting: What Went Wrong and 5 Things to Do to Protect Your School

Although active shooter events are rare, we never know when or where the next one will happen, which should focus our attention on preparation.

Read: Develop and Maintain School Operational Capacity with Scenario-Based Training

Develop and Maintain School Operational Capacity with Scenario-Based Training

Planning, as well as using current training opportunities and plausible, realistic scenarios will enable most schools to greatly improve their safety training and exercise programs.

Read: Cost-Effective Ways to Enhance School Safety

Cost-Effective Ways to Enhance School Safety

Here are several examples of school safety improvements that can be implemented at little or no cost.

Read: Want to Speak at the 2022 Campus Safety Conferences? Submit Your Presentations Now!

Want to Speak at the 2022 Campus Safety Conferences? Submit Your Presentations Now!

The 2022 Campus Safety Conferences will be held in June, July and November at three different locations across the country.

Read: New Texas Law Changes How Active Shooter Drills Are Done in Schools

New Texas Law Changes How Active Shooter Drills Are Done in Schools

A portion of the new law says active shooter drills should consider the impact on students’ mental health.

Read: School Safety Experts Release Updated Guidance on Conducting Armed Assailant Drills in Schools

School Safety Experts Release Updated Guidance on Conducting Armed Assailant Drills in Schools

It is imperative that safety drills of any kind do not unintentionally trigger or exacerbate students’ or staff sense of risk or trauma. 

Read: Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from November 2020

Top 10 Campus Safety Stories from November 2020

In case you missed them, check out CS readers’ most popular articles for the month of November.

Read: Buna ISD Police Chief Fired After Unannounced School Intruder Drill

Buna ISD Police Chief Fired After Unannounced School Intruder Drill

An SRO dressed in camouflage with his face covered ran around the school attempting to break in through doors and windows.

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