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Practical School Security
Basic Guidelines for Safe and Secure Schools

  • Kenneth S. Trump - National School Safety and Security Services, Cleveland, Ohio


February 1998 | 120 pages | Corwin
Exposing common myths and misconceptions about school violence and security threats, this book discusses the changing nature of school security and how to safely take action to deal with it.
C Ronald Huff
Foreword
 
PART ONE: MYTHS AND REALITIES OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE
 
Threats to Safe and Secure Schools
 
The `Politricks' of School Security
 
Safely Managing the Problem
 
PART TWO: SCHOOL SECURITY BASICS
 
The Security Assessment Process
 
Security Assessment Components
 
Popular Security Strategies and Issues
 
Working Collaboratively with Students, Parents, Police, Community and Media

"Practical, cost-effective security strategies. A great reference book!" 

Chief John R. Fechko
Seven Hills Police Department, OH

"Covers every possible security issue. A practical, ‘nuts-and bolts’ approach with concrete ideas that are usable in all schools." 

Larry Leapley, Principal
Trenton High School, Trenton, Michigan

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