Drills

Read: How Will Florida Schools Handle Code Red Drills Amid Pandemic?

How Will Florida Schools Handle Code Red Drills Amid Pandemic?

The Florida Department of Education is working to create guidance on how schools should approach emergency drills while social distancing requirements are in place.

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: SCITI Labs, Mutualink Lead Active Shooter Exercise at George Mason

SCITI Labs, Mutualink Lead Active Shooter Exercise at George Mason

Mutualink was chosen from over 140 applications as the primary technology solution for an active shooter drill at George Mason University.

Read: Brighton (Mich.) Schools Cut Parent-Student Reunification Time by 75%

Brighton (Mich.) Schools Cut Parent-Student Reunification Time by 75%

In an active shooter drill, the process of reunification was conducted twice — once using an emergency management system and once using paper-and-pencil.

Read: Raisin City Janitor Carries Fake Gun, Wears Mask for Unannounced Active Shooter Drill

Raisin City Janitor Carries Fake Gun, Wears Mask for Unannounced Active Shooter Drill

The district’s superintendent believed the fake active shooter would make the drill more realistic and help them improve lockdowns in the future.

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