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K-12 Access Control

Read: Here’s How Rock Hill School District Expanded Its Lockdown Capabilities

Here’s How Rock Hill School District Expanded Its Lockdown Capabilities

This K-12 district in South Carolina enhanced school security by integrating door hardware that enables remote lockdown at secondary perimeter doors.

Read: 7 Lessons Learned from the Sandy Hook School Shooting

7 Lessons Learned from the Sandy Hook School Shooting

Strategies that have been proven to work in other active shooter incidents also applied to the 2012 Newtown, Conn., mass school shooting.

Read: Access Control, SROs at Forefront of Many School Safety Plans

Access Control, SROs at Forefront of Many School Safety Plans

School districts in Alabama, Indiana, Tennessee and Georgia are among many whose approved budgets for additional security include access control and school resource officers.

Read: Aspen School District (Colo.) Upgrades Video Management System

Aspen School District (Colo.) Upgrades Video Management System

The new visitor management system will scan visitors IDs before granting entry to one of the schools.

Read: How to Prevent Bombings at Campus Events

How to Prevent Bombings at Campus Events

Access control, metal detection and limiting the size of packages allowed into your event will help boost security.

Read: Meet the K-12 Security Experts Presenting at the Campus Safety Conference in Chicago

Meet the K-12 Security Experts Presenting at the Campus Safety Conference in Chicago

The Campus Safety conference in Chicago will be split up into three tracks designed to serve the needs of security professionals in different fields: K-12, higher education and hospitals.

Read: 43% of K-12, Higher Ed Security Professionals Not Satisfied With Frequency of Risk Assessments

43% of K-12, Higher Ed Security Professionals Not Satisfied With Frequency of Risk Assessments

Survey shows many university, school and hospital protection professionals want their campuses to conduct more risk/vulnerability reviews.

Key Takeaways from the Sandy Hook Elementary School Mass Shooting Report

These are some of the key points from today’s Newtown, Conn., school shooting report that apply to K-12 school design, lockdown, evacuation and emergency notification.

Read: Survey: Sandy Hook Tragedy Prompted Significant Changes in School Security

Survey: Sandy Hook Tragedy Prompted Significant Changes in School Security

Last December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting prompted nearly nine in 10 K-12 respondents and more than one in two university and hospital respondents to make changes in their public safety programs. Other large-scale emergencies, however, didn’t result in as much action by campuses.

Read: Photo Gallery: School Front Entrance Security

Photo Gallery: School Front Entrance Security

Here are some examples of the measures that can be deployed to protect K-12 schools from unauthorized entry.

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