Practical School Security
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Practical School Security
Basic Guidelines for Safe and Secure Schools

  • Kenneth S. Trump - National School Safety and Security Services, Cleveland, Ohio


© 1997 | 120 pages | Corwin

"Covers every possible security issue. A practical, 'nuts-and bolts' approach with concrete ideas that are usable in all schools."
Larry Leapley, Principal
Trenton High School, Trenton, Michigan

"Practical, cost-effective security strategies. A great reference book!"
Chief John R. Fechko
Seven Hills Police Department, Ohio

If not — and even if you think it is — this book will help you

Recognize real threats to your school
Get past any political obstacles to securing your school
Conduct a security assessment and implement needed security procedures
Decide which security strategies work best for your school

Trump provides a well-thought-out, thorough guide to creating and implementing a workable safety and security plan for your school. The author covers all aspects of making (and keeping) a school safe and secure including internal school security, physical security, and the use of drug-sniffing dogs and metal detectors. He gives you practical, realistic advice you can use to make your school safer now.

You'll find ideas for working with community leaders, police, parents, businesses, and political officials to improve school and community safety and security.

Read and use this guide to keep your students and your staff safe.

C Ronald Huff
Foreword
 
PART ONE: MYTHS AND REALITIES OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE
 
Threats to Safe and Secure Schools
 
The `Politricks' of School Security
 
Safely Managing the Problem
 
PART TWO: SCHOOL SECURITY BASICS
 
The Security Assessment Process
 
Security Assessment Components
 
Popular Security Strategies and Issues
 
Working Collaboratively with Students, Parents, Police, Community and Media

"Covers every possible security issue. A practical, ‘nuts-and bolts’ approach with concrete ideas that are usable in all schools." 

Larry Leapley, Principal
Trenton High School, Trenton, Michigan

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