Campus Safety speaks with RETA Security President Paul Timm to get tips for upgrading door locks and executing effective lockdowns.
UCLA officials say they are reviewing security, after students pointed out that while they were hunkered down during yesterday’s campus shooting, some of their classroom doors didn’t have locks, or swung outwards, so they couldn’t be barricaded easily.
Read the article: UCLA Investigating Doors That Couldn’t Be Secured During Campus Shooting
People are pouring into Central Texas by the hundreds every day. And as the cities grow, so do the schools and concerns about safety. Read the article: Bastrop ISD’s new police department to make campuses safer
Police Chief Jerry Dyer introduces the Shotspotter Technology (SST) Flex Gunshot Detection System during a press conference at Fresno Police Headquarters in Fresno.
A campus’ success in recovering from mass violence or some other tragedy will depend on how thoroughly it has planned for the long-term aftermath, and that requires understanding the changes brought on by a traumatic experience.
Read the article: The Worst Has Happened — Now What?
Lockdowns have saved the lives of many students and teachers, a nationally recognized expert on school safety told area educators and first responders at Kent State University at Tuscarawas on Tuesday.
A proposed bill would give parents the option to excuse their child from a safety drill, with the exception of fire drills. Read the article: Bill would allow students to opt out of safety drills
Representatives from area schools and law enforcement agencies came to the Lafayette Police Training Center Monday to see a live demonstration on a type of glass meant to keep buildings safe from attackers.
Read the article: School safety demo shows security alternatives to area schools
Next stage: Exercise guides students through evacuation process.
Read the article: BUHS parents, students practice reunification drill
State lawmakers could soon pass a package of bills designed to enhance security and better protect students, teachers and school employees from a wide range of threats, including an armed intruder entering the building. Read the article: 4 new ideas to protect New Jersey schools from mass shootings