Policies & Procedures


Indiana District Develops School Safety Initiative Plan

Indiana District Develops School Safety Initiative Plan

The school safety initiative plan includes a two-story secured front entrance, a new bus driveway, a new door system allowing a school to be secured through an app and equipment in classrooms that teachers can use to barricade their classroom doors.

La Salle University Bolsters Campus Safety After Recent Spike in Crime

La Salle University Bolsters Campus Safety After Recent Spike in Crime

Since Jan. 10, 10 robberies have taken place within 500 feet of the university’s campus, including one Feb. 23 after a town hall meeting about the robberies.



Texas District Tests New Visitor Screening System

Texas District Tests New Visitor Screening System

With the new program, visitors to the Smith Elementary School campus stand in front of a security camera, press a button and wait for an office attendant to respond.

Minnesota High School Updates Entrance Security Following Early Morning Assault

Minnesota High School Updates Entrance Security Following Early Morning Assault

The changes to security include a new door lock schedule. All exterior doors on both the north and south campuses of the high school will be locked until 7 a.m. on school days. After 7 a.m., six entrances to the campuses will be open for students to enter, and doors will be locked again when classes start at 8:20 a.m.

Wisconsin District to Implement Portable Metal Detectors by End of Year

Wisconsin District to Implement Portable Metal Detectors by End of Year

RUSD will begin installing signs at each of its high school buildings this week, alerting entrants that they could be subject to security scans. Officials then plan to communicate with students and families about the use of metal detectors and the district’s policy before they go into use.

Georgia School District Takes Proactive Approach to Security

Georgia School District Takes Proactive Approach to Security

“Mainly with the number of school shootings that have happened, we’re just trying to be extra vigilant," District superintendent David McCurry said. “And in the event that something does happen, we’re prepared.”

New York School District Updates Policy on Facial Recognition

New York School District Updates Policy on Facial Recognition

The Lockport City School District is exploring additions to its security policy that includes facial recognition software.

North Carolina School Safety Panel Issues Recommendations

North Carolina School Safety Panel Issues Recommendations

In its final report, the panel recommended funding for school resource officers at every school in the state, or at least at every middle and high school campus, with multiple elementary schools sharing one officer.

Hood College Practices First-Ever Active Shooter Drill

Hood College Practices First-Ever Active Shooter Drill

An alert was sent out campus-wide just after 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, telling students, faculty and staff to shelter in place. The text identified the exercise as a drill that the school had planned and previously announced.

New York Parent Group Releases School Security Plan

New York Parent Group Releases School Security Plan

Saratoga Parents for Safer Schools is comprised of parents advocating for more school resource officers, more mental health services and for reworking the grounds monitor position to what the group calls a school security officer.

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