According Mike Kennedy staff writer for American School & University Magazine there are 10 important trends in school design. #7 Is Security, particularly the use of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, CPTED. The article goes on to say;The Indiana School Safety Specialist’s Academy, a division of the Indiana Department of Education, published a report in 2014 that identified design features that help boost school security.
Are you building or renovating a school? Standing Stone can work with the District and the Design Team to insure the security for the school meets current "best" practices. Unfortunately many new and renovated schools continue to "design in" security and safety problems. This often leads to costly retrofits after the school is built. Our security experts can make sure this doesn't happen in you school.
In 2015, Standing Stone is offering Emergency Operations Plan reviews and reorganization and follow on support to school districts in Pennsylvania. Standing Stone will review and reorganize your current EOP so that it meets State (PEMA) and Federal (FEMA) safe schools planning requirements. Our consultants will identify items from the existing plan for inclusion in the updated EOP, recommend areas that need improvement and then review withe Plan with the District.
Standing Stone offers Active Shooter training for for Schools. This training was developed specifically for active shooter incidents in schools.
Standing Stone is now able to offer Professional School Resource Officers. We can recruit, train and manage your officers allowing school administrators to focus on their core mission of education. The officers provide security functions plus emergency planning, risk assessments and a variety of other services all backed by Standing Stones experienced consultants. Call Ian Thompson to discuss your needs.
Call us today to learn more about these programs and how we can help protect you, your property and your valuable reputation!
For almost 20 years Standing Stone has helped our clients be safe by understanding the threats they face, how they are vulnerable to those threats and what the consequences would be if an incident occurred. We use proven analysis and behavioral science techniques to keep people and property safe from harm allowing our clients to focus on their success without fear. We have successfully worked with schools, universities, businesses and all types of government agencies from rural Native Alaskan Villages to the urban Metropolitan Washington DC Council of Governments. Our consultants have a minimum of 20 years of real world, firsthand experience and just as importantly they have the unique ability to share that experience for the benefit of our clients. This depth and breadth of experience allows us to provide our clients with solutions tailored to their unique situations.
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