ERIC Number: ED449640
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
School Violence: Physical Security.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
This booklet provides an overview of security technology product areas that might be appropriate and affordable for school applications. Topics cover security concepts and operational issues; security issues when designing for new schools; the role of maintenance; video camera use; walk-through metal detectors; duress alarm devices; and a partial list of possible security measures to address various security issues such as outsiders on campus, fights on campus, vandalism, theft, parking problems, bomb threats, and teacher safety. A second section addresses how schools can prepare to deal with bomb threats and the illegal use of explosives, including responding to bomb threats, evacuation, search techniques and teams, and handling the news media. (GR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah