A bill gaining support in the Oregon Legislature would change how privately hired campus security officers are hired and how they operate on patrol.
Teachers and staff from the Millcreek School District participated in a TROJAN Response training exercise to prepare for an armed intruder
Saugus Police are recommending the town’s public schools adopt the ALICE protocol for threats like an intruder or active shooter.
Schools in Kane, Penn., are stepping up their security when it comes to visitor management.
Centerville City schools have implemented a new radio system that will let them communicate more easily with each other and with local law enforcement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.