Bulletproof Glass for Schools in 2022

Bulletproof Products, Education

In the spring of 2021, many schools began in-person learning again for the first time since the start of the pandemic. According to the Washington Post, “a disturbing surge of campus gun violence … unlike any other in modern U.S. history” followed. Despite thousands of elementary, middle, and high schools …

school security requirements vary from state to state; it's important to know what you state requires of your district.

What Are Your State’s School Security Requirements?

Education

  For school administrators, safety planning means more than staying on top of the latest security trends. You have to address community expectations, deal with budget constraints and, just as important, satisfy your state’s required school security systems. Does your state require a formal school safety plan? Do you need …


Easy-Care, Durable School Security Windows

Easy-Care, Durable School Security Windows

Bulletproof Products, Education

Total Security Solutions Senior Sales Consultant Bob George recently received these photos from a school in Florida, showing the condition of their security windows.             What happened to these windows? Most people assume that this glass is decades old and deeply scratched. Maybe someone gouged …


School Building door with heavy duty barricade lock

The Dangers of School Door Barricades

Education

Door barricades are an attractive solution: For just a few thousand dollars a school can outfit every single classroom with a door barricade that’s easy to activate and renders the room virtually impenetrable. They can be installed quickly, without disrupting school activities. And most importantly in many communities—where armed guards …


As a growing number of districts consider digital surveillance systems, skeptics also raise concerns that misinterpreted data could result in too many false positives.

School Safety & Privacy Under Digital Surveillance Systems

Education

Are students safer in school districts that watch their every move on social media? Some schools have started using digital surveillance systems to monitor students’ social media posts. This has prompted privacy advocates to question administrators about the responsible use of social media monitoring tools. As a growing number of …