Schools often plan and practice for events that they deem more probable such as fires, health-related incidents, and natural disasters. However, they don’t rehearse what to do in active shooter incidents. School administrators present arguments that it’s highly unlikely that a shooting or bombing event would happen on campus.
College and university security plans are challenging to develop. The campus constantly grows and evolves, making it essential to re-assess your security plan regularly. A multi-layered, security equipment-oriented approach to security is necessary to enhance campus safety. There are several things to look at when upgrading your current plan or developing and implementing a new one.
Every organization has critical assets, and those assets need to be protected in order to sustain the enterprise long-term. Before a security plan can be formed, it’s important to identify those assets that the security system will protect. Only then can an effective security plan be designed and implemented.