2109, 2015

Urgent Safety Issues School Business Officials Need to Know Now

September 21st, 2015|Design, Funding, School, Security, Site Safety|

At this week’s New Mexico Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) Conference, school business officials will learn how to assess their schools for high lethality events through planning and prevention followed by target hardening as a physical means of protection utilizing CPTED Principles.

“We will show school officials how to incorporate safety by identifying and mitigating […]

1009, 2015

School Hostage Crisis Tips

September 10th, 2015|School, Security, Site Safety|

School violence started before Labor Day. Already in August we’ve seen teachers and students in a West Virginia school taken hostage by a 14-year-old with a handgun.

At Philip Barbour High School in Philippi, West Virginia, the standoff stretched through several tense hours, until the attacker finally allowed his hostages to be released. He later surrendered […]

409, 2015

​Sacramento City College Shooting: 45-Minute Delayed Text Could Have Been Fatal

September 4th, 2015|School, Security|

A 45-minute delay sending a lock down text after an on-campus shooting in Sacramento this week could have been fatal.

Three Sacramento City College students were victims of on-campus gun violence. One student died and two others were injured, one seriously with multiple gunshot wounds.

The students were leaving an afternoon class when, at 3:56 p.m., an […]