Acoustic Gunshot Detection vs. Visual Gun Detection

Acoustic Gunshot Detection vs. Visual Gun Detection

As the old adage goes, don’t put all of your eggs in one basket. This is true in many cases, especially when it comes to security planning. Consider security in earlier times – it was incredibly elementary and focused primarily on physical security (usually only...
What Schools Need to Know About Alyssa’s Law

What Schools Need to Know About Alyssa’s Law

What Is Alyssa’s Law? On February 14, 2018, 17 students from Stoneman Douglas High School lost their lives in one of the most tragic school shootings to ravage this country. Among the victims of this tragedy was 14-year-old Alyssa Alhadeff. Her tragic death led to the...
When Schools Go on Lockdown Due to an Active Shooter Event

When Schools Go on Lockdown Due to an Active Shooter Event

Your first step to school safety is to complete a thorough threat assessment, involving your local first responders and public safety partners – police, fire department, and emergency medical services. Your threat assessment will evaluate your school’s vulnerabilities...
What Should You Include In Your School Security System?

What Should You Include In Your School Security System?

When evaluating your school security system, keep in mind that most systems are reactive; alarms go off and people begin running for safety only after shots are fired. The best security systems are proactive, preventing or identifying potential threats before danger...
School Safety and Security Checklist

School Safety and Security Checklist

Every school administrator and school board is aware of the need for security protocols to protect students from shootings, but many either don’t know where to start or don’t know if they’ve done enough. It can seem like a daunting task, but there are resources to...