With news reports about school shootings, gang violence and other safety issues, law enforcement, school administrators, parents and community leaders are teaming up to find ways to keep students safe. The National Institute of Justice and JTIC provide resources for addressing the issue of school safety at a website dedicated to the topic here: www.schoolsafetyinfo.org.
Find news, technology information, success stories and School Safe – JTIC’s Security and Safety Assessment App for Schools, JTIC’s mobile app that allows law enforcement and school officials to evaluate a building for safety. The app assists in formulating a report which can be turned into a plan for improvement. Find info on that app here: https://www.justnet.org/SchoolSafe/
Watch It Can Happen Here, a compelling NIJ video that prepares viewers for man-made and natural emergencies and offers resources for developing a school safety plan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u32GH3-w4IU
Request a copy of the latest version of our Field Search software, which provides SROs with a free yet powerful tool to quickly and efficiently search a school-owned laptops/tablets that may have been used by students outside of policies against viewing/downloading certain banned images/music, or for accessing social media.
More information on product features and how to request the software can be found on the Field Search web page.
Ben Bolton, Outreach Coordinator