2302, 2015

School Shooting and Litigation

February 23rd, 2015|Security, Site Safety|

By Richard H. Price

Protecting students against violence on campus has become a necessary component of campus and school district administration. The natural corollary of this, protecting the schools from legal risks, has become increasingly difficult.

When a school shooting occurs and students and staff are killed or seriously injured the natural response to attribute blame. The […]

1602, 2015

Is A Security Camera System Right For Your School?

February 16th, 2015|Security, Site Safety|

By Paul Feist

Increasingly we are seeing security systems being evaluated by school districts seeking to increase the safety of all building users. On the surface it seems to be a good idea. The cost of systems has dropped significantly in the past eighteen months, making a security camera system a viable budget line item. The […]

902, 2015

Funding School Security: The Assessment Report

February 9th, 2015|Design, Funding|

By Juliet Maez

Would it surprise you to learn that the first step in obtaining Federal Grant or foundation monies to fund school security initiatives is not finding the right grant to apply for or even requesting the submission forms? While there are numerous grant programs willing to assist schools with funding for safety through environmental […]

202, 2015

Five Lessons Learned From Recent School Shootings

February 2nd, 2015|Site Safety|

By Richard H. Price

Literally thousands of pages have been written in response to active shooter events on school campuses. These include newspaper and magazine articles as well as the after action reports prepared by law enforcement and other first responder agencies.

Based on our analysis of these reports, as well as interviews with survivors, we have […]