An "isolated super-spreader event" has been linked to about 125 COVID-19 cases at Monmouth University in New Jersey, according to university officials.
November 18, 2020
Session 1: Keynote: Creating a Successful Campus Police Department and Crime Suppression Program
Session 2: Life After COVID-19: Reopening/Reconstituting Our Schools
Session 3: Active Shooter: Using Today's Technology to Secure a Campus
Education systems, as well as millions of parents across the globe, have been forced to quickly adapt to a new normal of digital distanced learning. Schools have struggled to provide accessible and engaging remote learning to students of all ages.
Granted, a picture may be worth a thousand words, but there are times it is vital also to hear what’s happening to best assess a situation or provide needed information. Law enforcement and security professionals routinely rely on audio technology to help keep people safe during an emergency.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, lawmakers, school district leaders, and parents are debating and discussing the merits and pitfalls of bringing students back into the classroom this fall.
In this episode, we spoke to Tom Saccenti, a former campus police chief and security expert, about active shooter response planning in schools. His first piece of advice is to walk through an active shooter scenario with all teachers, janitors, staff members, etc. at the school.
• Bringing Students Back to Campus
• A Layered Approach
• We Hear You
• Safeguarding Public Schools