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Lockdowns

Read: UMD Medical School Employee on Life Support After Being Shot

UMD Medical School Employee on Life Support After Being Shot

Baltimore City Police say the victim and the suspected gunman know each other but did not give details on a possible motive.

Read: Santa Fe High School Receives $10M for Security Upgrades

Santa Fe High School Receives $10M for Security Upgrades

The school district is working toward improving access control by building a new central administration building on campus.

Read: Shirtless Man Buzzed into Park Lane Elementary Had Gun, Drugs

Shirtless Man Buzzed into Park Lane Elementary Had Gun, Drugs

The town’s police chief is now calling for the principal’s firing after the man was buzzed in despite his concerning behavior.

Read: School Lockdowns: 9 Tips for More Effective Lockdowns

School Lockdowns: 9 Tips for More Effective Lockdowns

Keeping doors locked, avoiding codes and having reverse evacuation protocols will help to ensure your lockdowns are implemented quickly.

Read: Man Called in 2 Bakersfield Hospital Threats, Posed as Responding Officer

Man Called in 2 Bakersfield Hospital Threats, Posed as Responding Officer

The man told investigators he made the calls to test Bakersfield Police Department’s readiness for an active shooter response.

Read: School Lockdowns Could Have Psychological Effects on Children

School Lockdowns Could Have Psychological Effects on Children

An analysis from the Washington Post found that more than four million children in the U.S. endured school lockdowns last school year.

Read: Highlights from the Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety

Highlights from the Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety

Don’t have time to read the 180-page Federal Commission on School Safety final report? Here’s what’s important for school security professionals to know.

Read: Take DHS’ K-12 School Security Survey to See if Your Plan is Up to Snuff

Take DHS’ K-12 School Security Survey to See if Your Plan is Up to Snuff

A survey from the Department of Homeland Security helps schools evaluate seven aspects of their security and gives helpful suggestions on ways to improve.

Read: Campus Safety Takes Stand Against Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricades

Campus Safety Takes Stand Against Non-Code-Compliant Door Barricades

Campus Safety will no longer accept ads or sponsorships from companies whose door barricades don’t comply with ADA and NFPA codes.

Read: Stoneman Douglas Safety Commission Releases 407-Page Report

Stoneman Douglas Safety Commission Releases 407-Page Report

The draft report criticizes the responses by both staff and first responders and provides recommendations for improving school safety.

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