In Session 2 of the Campus Security & Life Safety Virtual Summit, speakers Paul Timm and Kevin Wren spoke about security management planning in light of recent active shooter events in schools. They posed a question to the audience: “When is the last time you updated your Emergency Operations Plan?”
On January 13, 2018, in Hawaii, at 8:07 a.m., a ballistic missile alert was accidentally issued via Hawaii’s Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alert System over television, radio, and cellphones.
Nothing should be more important than school safety and security. However, when it comes to procuring funds to install, improve, or upgrade physical security and infrastructure, many schools find themselves struggling to meet their most basic operating expenses, much less anything else.
Last month, the White House announced the first step in their much-anticipated student loan forgiveness program. However, for as much promise as the program holds, alarms have been raised around possible scams against applicants.
For many students, every school year begins with new backpacks, books, and excitement for a fun school year. For educators and school security teams, there is hope for a successful school year, as well, but also there are concerns about keeping students safe.
Protecting students, faculty and staff is top of mind for campuses. With the types of threats that campuses are facing today, facility managers and security personnel need options to enhance the protection of all on campus.
Sound is vital to sharing information, whether it’s interacting with our friends and family or people at work. Sound enables us to understand the context of words spoken when we can’t physically be in front of someone.
A Texas House committee investigating the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, released a preliminary report on Sunday.
School administrators, public officials, and law enforcement need to act immediately to prevent the recent tragedy in Uvalde from happening again in our schools.
With so many students working together in close quarters, schools can be breeding grounds for infection. But as studies routinely show, simple interventions can substantially reduce absenteeism by providing a healthy, productive learning environment for students, teachers and staff.