Have you conducted a reunification drill lately?
Lockdown, fire and severe weather drills may dot the administrative calendar, but it is time to test your reunification procedures, too. DA guest columnist Chris Hardman, safety coordinator for Auburn City Schools in Alabama, shares what to address on the front end.
Getting ‘ruff’ on violence and the presence of harmful substances
Police dog teams are familiar to all, and therapy dogs increasingly spend time in schools. Now, in some districts, security officers are patrolling their buildings with specially trained school dogs that can follow the sound and odor of gunfire and firearms to neutralize threats.