(Dec 10) State Police report urges more measures for school safety

BAaron Aupperlee  Published: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, 6:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania schools should have security guards patrolling hallways, install cameras to monitor the cafeteria, gym and parking lot, and hold lockdown drills at least twice a year, according to a report that state police issued on Tuesday.

But school security consultants questioned whether the report’s recommendations went far enough.

Pennsylvania State Police’s Risk and Vulnerability Assessment team compiled the report after inspecting more than 300 school districts since 2004. The troopers found common weaknesses during their assessments.

Full story:  State Police report urges more measures for school safety Aaron Aupperlee, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 12/10/13

 

Download the report: School Safety Report: Public and Private K-12  – Prepared by the PSP Domestic Security – Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Team

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