Policies & Procedures


“Kaylee’s Law” Would Change Requirements for Privately Hired Campus Security Officers

“Kaylee’s Law” Would Change Requirements for Privately Hired Campus Security Officers

A bill gaining support in the Oregon Legislature would change how privately hired campus security officers are hired and how they operate on patrol.

Pennsylvania Teachers Train for Active Shooter Situation

Pennsylvania Teachers Train for Active Shooter Situation

Teachers and staff from the Millcreek School District participated in a TROJAN Response training exercise to prepare for an armed intruder



Massachusetts Police Chief Recommends Campuses Adopt ALICE Lockdown Protocol

Massachusetts Police Chief Recommends Campuses Adopt ALICE Lockdown Protocol

Saugus Police are recommending the town’s public schools adopt the ALICE protocol for threats like an intruder or active shooter.

Pennsylvania Schools Track Visitors with New Entry System

Pennsylvania Schools Track Visitors with New Entry System

Schools in Kane, Penn., are stepping up their security when it comes to visitor management.

Ohio District Administrators Communicate with Radio System

Ohio District Administrators Communicate with Radio System

Centerville City schools have implemented a new radio system that will let them communicate more easily with each other and with local law enforcement.

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.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - May June 2019

    May/June 2019

    Featuring:

    • Jumping Into the IP Campus
    • Security in Healthcare
    • A Proactive Approach to Campus Security
    • Geofences Aren't Just for Marketers

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