Violence on a school campus may sometimes include school bus incidents. Incidents may involve an active assailant, a disgruntled parent, or an angry student boarding a bus. Adequate training to deal with these incidents doesn’t have to be costly or time-consuming, and can save lives.
Seeking support, alleviating fears by preparing staff for possible scenarios, getting buy-in from administrators, and familiarizing law enforcement with school buses are key.
Read on to learn more about these five tips for planning school bus security training exercises:
- Enlist TSA support
- Emphasize preparation
- Alleviate fears
- Secure buy-in
- Donate buses