Biola University officers and Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputies participated in the active shooter exercise along with the local fire department, campus staff members, medical personnel, and students.
MSU is considering the installation of classroom door locks, more security cameras, and other policy changes.
Tabletop exercises are not only cost effective, they also help build relationships, bolster executive buy-in for campus safety programs, and more.
Relying solely on police to address school safety challenges is best explained by the old adage: “When you are a hammer, everything looks like a nail.”
Here’s a run-down of what some campuses, districts, cities, and states are doing to make schools more safe and secure.
Learn about the National Response Framework and its guiding principles, and answer questions pulled from the actual course exam.
The right student/parent reunification process can help reduce trauma, as well as limit liability exposures after a school security incident.
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.
When there is a suspicious package or bomb threat, campus emergency management must address mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Schools and colleges can save lives by adopting proven strategies to improve the effectiveness of their campus public address systems.