How A Doorbell System Can Improve Your Schools Safety

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There seems to be a horrific trend as of late with school shootings.  Unfortunately, many schools have had to reevaluate their security systems and have had to add protocols in the event of attackers on their premise.  There has been some research as of late to strengthen school security by implementing some of these procedures.

Some schools have installed a camera-equipped doorbell. When you ring the doorbell, school employees inside, are immediately able to see you, both through a window and on a security camera. The person in charge of viewing the monitor may be able to determine the mood of that person by his/hers facial expressions. (more…)

What Can We Do To Prevent School Invasions? – Intrusion Detection

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Columbine, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook—these memories are seared into the mind of this American generation. Most, however, fail to remember Hillside Elementary School, Santa Monica College, Northwest High School, and the dozens of other schools attacked in this country since the Sandy Hook shooting in December 2012. Frighteningly, school shootings have become so commonplace in America that our country has grown numb to them. Instead of searching for solutions and proposing a national plan of action against this intrusion, we have accepted school shootings as a tragic norm. (more…)

Security Camera Systems for Schools

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Some people might argue that having outdoor security camera systems for schools is a waste of the school’s or tax payer’s money, but there are benefits to having these systems. They can provide a level of safety and security, making both children and their parents feel safer about going to school each day. Cameras in educational facilities are great tool to watch out for major crimes, such as school shootings, or to prevent robberies and other crimes, but they can be used in many other beneficial ways. Security cameras can help to keep kids safe as well as keeping schools running smoothly. (more…)