The facts are grim. There has been an average of about one school shooting incident per week in the United States since 2013. Some 65% of public schools reported at least one violent incident in the 2014 school year, a total of more than a half-million violent events.
School security levels vary from locale to locale, and are largely determined by budgetary considerations, but there are four technologies parents should consider when assessing the safety of their children’s school: Surveillance, access control, intercoms, and alarms. Learn more about each of them – and what to look for in these systems – here.