Physical Security Measures Overview

Video Introduction: Physical Security Measures Overview.
This video was created and produced by Lynn Fountain, Production Assistant, and Brent Miller, Training Manager, at the National Center for School Safety.

Designed for school personnel, the Physical Security Measures Overview provides a snapshot of what physical security measures are and how they can be implemented in a school.

This tool highlights research-based considerations and evidence on specific security measures, as well as what to consider when utilizing selected measures in your building. Also featured are questions that school personnel may wish to ask a vendor when determining which measures to pursue as part of a comprehensive school safety strategy.

Screenshot of first page of the Physical Security Measures Overview guide

Seiger, C., Schreiber, A., Torres, E. (2022). Physical Security Measures Overview. National Center for School Safety

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