The U.S. has experienced two high-profile mass shootings in just two weeks, and they make a strong case for why facilities need to beef up their access control. The best ways to keep your facility safe and secure are to… Read More
Archive for the ‘School Security’ Category
How Can We Respond To School Shootings?
Yet another mass school shooting has taken place in the U.S., and it has re-opened the long debate about school safety and what our options are for protecting our children. Unfortunately, it falls to each individual school to implement security… Read More
Should Your School Conduct Active Shooter Drills?
School is back in session, and that means the school administration has to consider the safety of their students and staff for another academic year. As part of this, it’s often considered appropriate to add active shooter drills to the… Read More
3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Security Systems
If you’re still operating an older security system, it might be time to consider upgrading. With new technology comes new capabilities and better security systems that can keep your facility and anyone in it protected. The thought of upgrading can… Read More
What are the Benefits of Central Station Alarm Monitoring?
Alarm systems are an absolute necessity, but there are ways to make these systems work a little harder for your facility. One of the best ways to upgrade your alarm system is by having them connected to central station alarm… Read More
Preparing for the New School Year
It’s almost time for school to be back in session, which means all of the important systems in place will be needing maintenance and repairs after being barren for 3 months of summer. A mass influx of bodies between teachers,… Read More
How Paging & Intercom Systems Benefit School Security
Overhead paging and intercom systems have been around for a very long time and sometimes are considered to be outdated or less important than other security systems, but they have a critical role to play when it comes to keeping… Read More
Best Practices for School and Campus Access Control
One of the best ways to strengthen security in schools and on campuses is to employ strict access control. Forcing students and faculty to go through slow, strict checkpoints can be a major problem, but that doesn’t mean schools should… Read More
How to Maximize Security in Your School
Having a strong, well-integrated security system is important in any school to help keep it safe and secure. However, school security should not start and stop at the security systems in place. There are a lot of ways to amplify… Read More
Being Proactive Against School Shootings
Reaction is always slower than action, so it’s critical for schools and campuses to be proactive against school shootings. There are many ways to do this including important policy updates and faculty training, but also implementing important security measures and… Read More