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Here are the Top School Safety Terms You Should Know

Mary Kate McGrath
May 16, 2019

In an era with unprecedented risks, putting together a comprehensive safety plan is more crucial than ever for school safety...

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How the Measles Outbreak Affects School Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
May 09, 2019

On April 29, 2019, federal health officials said that measles continues to spread across the United States, with over 700 documented...

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5 Essentials for Emergency Messaging Systems

Andrea Lebron
May 08, 2019

It's quite understandable that different state and local governments should have different requirements for their emergency messaging...

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The Top Qualities to Look for When Hiring a School Resource Officer

Andrea Lebron
May 02, 2019

The United States Department of Justice defines School resource officers (SRO) as “a career law enforcement officer with sworn...

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The Best of the Best #ThankYou911 Posts

Andrea Lebron
May 01, 2019

Every day all across the U.S., 9-1-1 telecommunicators, supervisors, public educators and many others work around the clock to provide...

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How Prepared is Your School to Cope with Gun Violence?

Andrea Lebron
April 25, 2019

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently published a guide for K-12 schools for preventing and protecting against gun...

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How to Spring Clean or Marie Kondo Your Emergency Plan

Andrea Lebron
April 24, 2019

When the weather starts to warm up, it’s a sign to refresh with spring cleaning. The Japanese organizing consultant and recent Netflix...

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How School Safety Has Changed Since the Columbine School Shooting 20 Years Ago

Todd Miller
April 18, 2019

The 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting is on April 20th, 2019 and we’ve learned a lot about school safety since that...

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Lessons Learned from The New Zealand Shootings

Andrea Lebron
April 17, 2019

The Christchurch mosque shootings on March 15 shook New Zealand and prompted a powerful inquiry into the worst mass murder in the...

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The Latest Violence Against Teachers Statistics

Andrea Lebron
April 11, 2019

Finding accurate violence against teachers statistics is practically impossible due to the varying ways in which violent incidents are...

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Examples of Community Policing Strategies at Work

Andrea Lebron
April 10, 2019

Although community policing and the efforts surrounding it may look different in each jurisdiction, there are many examples of...

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Why Communication Technology is Just as Vital as Traditional Security Solutions in Schools

Andrea Lebron
April 04, 2019

At the recent NSCA Business and Leadership Conference, Michele Gay, the mother of a victim of the Sandy Hook school shooting, gave a...

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