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Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan

1st Edition - July 11, 1996

Author: J. Barry Hylton

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 7 5 0 6 - 9 7 5 9 - 0

Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan is an excellent reference for school administrators, school safety personnel and law enforcement for creating a safe and secure… Read more

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Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan is an excellent reference for school administrators, school safety personnel and law enforcement for creating a safe and secure academic environment. Addressing a wide range of security programs and measures which have been proven to be effective, Safe Schools serves as a manual for safeguarding students, employees, visitors, material and the property of school district.

This book addresses a wide range of security programs and measures which have been proven to be effective. Essential topics discussed in this manual are:
Bomb threats and checklists
Drug and alcohol testing
Random inspection
Metal detector and search guidelines
Emergency and response plans
Security assessment and survey tools
Loss prevention and physical security
Intrusion detection systems
Employee and security education and training
Minimum training standards
Operating procedures
Crime prevention, security awareness and support of security programs are more effective and less costly than dealing with criminal incidents and public relations challenges after the fact. Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan allows school personnel to become proactive instead of reactive and to gain control of the school environment.