A bill in Nebraska would set school security standards for the state. Currently, it’s up to each school district to decide security standards, but state Sen. Rick Kolowski wants someone to help implement those measures, saying “To have someone at the state level that can give assistance to districts when they have questions or collect information from districts so we know where we stand.”
Specially trained dogs might be the next big thing in school violence prevention. The animals, which could cost upwards of $10,000 after training, could be trained to detect firearms and drugs in schools.
Start the conversation with administrators and parents about how surveillance can boost safety, district efficiency and investigation success.
September 1, 2013
On December 14, 2012, 20 children and six staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., were killed, sparking a media storm and a nationwide conversation about the amount of security in U.S. schools.