School security measures continue to be a critical need, due to the increasing number of school threats and shootings. The collaboration between school leaders and law enforcement is essential to ensure an appropriate and adequate level of school security in all K-12, as well as campus, environments.
Schools are highly complex and unique organizations that operate with an urgent imperative: Educate all children and youth to achieve their highest potential and contribute to society. Creating safe, orderly, and inviting school environments is critical to ensuring schools meet this goal. As such, I encourage the following key roles be assigned within every school and school district to ensure an effective school security program.
For an appropriate and adequate level of school security, all the following responsibilities should be identified and assigned. Failure to do so may result in serious security deficiencies, risks, or vulnerabilities.
"Take Me Home" is a program initially developed by the Pensacola, Florida Police Department to better assist individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities who may need extra help communicating in an emergency situation.
As we approach golfing season, we’re thinking about golfer safety. Many avid golfers tend to spend a significant amount of money on their golf equipment, making them a target for crime.