Every student deserves to feel safe in school. We’ve all seen the news stories about what can happen when an intruder enters. The good news is that technology is continuously improving to help stop trespassers, and there are some strategies that can be used to better secure school entrances.
The goal of these best practices is to limit the ways people can enter a school building. This will delay intruders, give the police time to respond, and allow communication with teachers and staff. During this time, the school can be locked down and/or evacuated, depending on the situation.
Technologies, such as cameras, sensors, and access control systems, can help contribute to the overall security of a school. Here are five ways to enhance the school entrance security.