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UsingCPTED

Using CPTED Principles to Design Safe Schools

Following the principles of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) can help schools use environmental design and passive techniques in three ways to reduce security risks: Transparency: With windows and entry vestibules at the front entrance, for example, you can see who’s approaching the …
ThreatsHaveSchools

Threats Have Schools Striving for Safety

Ohio had nearly 100 school bomb threats in 2015 — the second-highest number in the nation. In the face of tragic incidents and smaller everyday risks, schools are trying everything to improve safety on their campuses. Read this article to learn more …
KeepSchoolsSafe

Keep Schools Safe

School violence is a widely misunderstood issue that breeds contention and fear in educators, parents, and the community. When horrific tragedies occur, school officials, parents, and the community tend to do one of two things: underreact or overreact. Underreacting comes from the mindset …
SchoolSecurityTechnology

School Security Technology Has Learned a Lot

Safe Haven International Executive Director Michael Dorn says that today’s security technology platforms are performing better than ever. They make it possible to build an integrated, effective security environment. Hand in hand with technology, however, comes appropriate personnel training to make sure systems …