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Campus Safety

The ACEF Campus Safety section features news, articles, events, legislation, and tools for researchers as well as practitioners regarding vulnerability assessments and campus safety. Readers are also directed to the campus safety organizational support links. All articles are searchable by research and practitioner knowledge.

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Campus Safety

New school year comes with deeper safety concerns
Jul 29, 2013
Reading, writing and arithmetic remain job No. 1 for Hoosier schools, but safety is also topping their lists of concerns. Schools are looking for ways to protect children and staff from unwanted intruders. In an instant in 2012, schools became crime scenes. In Newtown, Conn., 20 children were killed in December. That same year, three were students killed and six were injured at a suburban Cleveland high school.

New Doors Hold Key to Pacific School Building Safety
Jul 26, 2013
A plan to replace all the doors in all Meramec Valley School District buildings is nearing completion along with whiteboard hanging for all classrooms, according to Chris Delmain, support services director. The final set of doors, which are being installed at the middle school this month, provide a high level of safety for students and staff, he said. “After installing the last few new doors, we have to install the bores for the locks,” Delmain said. “It should all be completed by the time school starts.”

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