K-12 schools, colleges, and universities plan for natural-disasters and health-related incidents. They also practice fire drills but are they prepared for an active shooter? To minimize the number of casualties in shooting events on campus, it’s critical to be proactive versus reactive.
As security technology evolves, providing more comprehensive solutions, universities and colleges must evolve antiquated security plans to multi-layered security approaches. It’s a daunting task for any campus safety department. Failure to consider protective factors for people and environmental risks could lead to disastrous results.
A variety of situations could present at any time, including active shooter scenarios, medical emergencies, and natural disasters. Student administrators, faculty, and staff must be prepared to deal with any security issue that arises. Here are some components that you should create and implement immediately.