Education Security Case Studies & Forensics Analysis

Risk Cognizance engaged with multiple educational institutions to implement a security program, our team proceed by conducting a comprehensive assessment of the schools to review existing physical security technologies, security personnel, emergency plans, and the associated policies, procedures, and processes.  

A thorough walk of the campus then lead to interviews of administration, faculty, staff, and parents.  These interviews helped us understand security concerns on the campus as well as garner an understanding of the overall perception of security.  Emergency management and large event planning and processes were reviewed.  Interviews with local first responders gave us an inside look into their capabilities with assisting the school in case of an emergency situation.

RECCOMENDATIONS INCLUDED:

  • Implement comprehensive security program covering physical security technologies, security personnel, emergency plans, and the associated policies, procedures, and processes.

  • Reducing the number of entry points, and to us camaras to improve visibility of the parameter.

  • Implementing a visitor management program that would require all non-affiliates of the school to register at a central point.

  • Upgrading the technology associated with the school’s public-address system to improve the likelihood that emergency announcements would be heard at all points on campus.

  • Reviewing and modifying the emergency management manual to allow for a Run-Hide-Fight plan in association with an active shooter event.

  • Developing a Security Technology Master Plan and standardizing technology across the campus.

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