Maryland School Security: Here’s What Reporters Learned in Visiting 18 Schools

MarylandSchoolSecurityIf a visitor goes to a public school in the Baltimore region, they’ll more often than not encounter a video-and-buzzer system to gain entrance.

Whether they actually converse with a staff member and are compelled to identify themselves before getting in the front doors is another question altogether.

Once in the building, they’ll probably be directed to a front office to be greeted and vetted by a staffer. But it’s not a sure bet.

Those were some of the findings from a sampling of schools The Baltimore Sun visited. Find out what a team of 18 reporters and several photographers found when visiting schools around Maryland.