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School Security Assessment

Our consultants provide specialized assistance with school security assessment and assisting school leaders in risk management planning.

School Security Assessment:  The first step in managing risks of school violence

Robust risk management programs integrate a number of methods to mitigate risks of mass homicide in schools. Proactive school leadership, positive school climate and culture, and threat assessment and management measures all contribute to reducing the probability of school violence.

However, if measures employed to prevent attacks are unsuccessful or an outsider targets the school in a manner that evades our proactive influence, physical security and emergency preparedness become the most critical lines of defense influencing the overall consequences of an event.

School Security & Emergency Readiness Assessment

As consultants specializing in security design and emergency preparation for active shooter events, our school security experts assist schools around the nation in assessing the vulnerability and readiness of school facilities against armed violence.

Click the button below to view a list of the many issues encompassed in our school security assessments.

Assessment Topics
    • School Operations
    • School Security and Emergency Infrastructure
      • Public address capabilities
      • Mass Notification Systems
      • Panic alarms and special alert systems
      • Intrusion detection systems
      • CCTV
      • Radio systems
      • Electronic access control
      • SRO & security officer operations
      • Emergency medical preparations
    • Policies and Procedures
      • Access control and visitor management
      • Security plans for special activities
      • Threat assessment plans
    • School climate and culture
      • Suspicious activity procedures
      • Faculty knowledge and training
    • Facility Grounds and Facilities
      • Outdoor barrier design and egress
      • Obscuration of outdoor locations
      • Building façade and entrance design
      • Lobby design
      • Safe classroom design
      • Egress design and obstructions
    • Emergency Response Preparations
      • Emergency Response Teams
      • Emergency Response Plans (e.g., comprehensiveness, procedural measures, safety issues, etc.)

Upon completion of the school security assessment, our consultant presents a report of findings that specifies issues of concern and options for remedy in a manner designed to mitigate potential liability.

Afterward, based on the school’s decisions, our consultant works collaboratively with your team to develop an improvement strategy designed to maximize risk reduction while attending unique circumstances of the school’s branding, culture, operations, geography, budget, and similar factors.

The following videos explore the subjects of physical security and emergency infrastructure design as some of the many issues encompassed in our school security assessment projects.

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