Schools today have critical security needs and often, limited budgets. Physical security measures can prevent things like unauthorized entry, vandalism, bullying, violence, and more. Fortunately, educational security needs can be met with both low and high-tech solutions.
Our society has changed, and today campus security is a greater concern than ever. Schools face threats of violence from within as well as from the outside making the campus especially difficult to secure. Just as threats have changed, campus security has also changed and evolved. One of the tools many campuses are now implementing is mass notification.
A protected educational environment is more important than ever. Today’s climate of rising threats and potential risks makes it critical for school officials to regularly assess and enhance their school security approach. However, most school districts are faced with improving school safety with a very limited budget and these tight restraints make it difficult to adequately address security issues.
Even when faced with restrictive budget restraints, it is possible to develop a security plan to improve campus safety. Here are just a few ways to boost campus security on a budget.
Today, educational facilities of all types have made physical security a top priority. However, for physical security to be effective, there needs to be a culture of physical security awareness that is embraced by staff and students alike.
Admittedly, physical security technologies are advancing rapidly and it is near impossible to keep up unless you are in the industry. When it concerns safety, though, the more you know the better.
Here are some important facts to help you increase your physical security awareness, and campus safety.
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