"It has everything to do with perimeter security and enhancing video capabilities and things like that for the district to pinpoint and identify possible threats and to be able to secure our buildings," said Superintendent David Hopkins.
Having recently unveiled their Safe School Flagship and “Best Practice Solution” at Southwestern High School in Shelby County, the NRA met with representatives from the Indiana Sheriff’s Association, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Southwestern Consolidated School District to discuss how communities can come together to protect our nation’s schools.
In an interview at the White House, hosted by Parents magazine and posted on Facebook, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said that when he wrote the “Biden crime bill” in 1994 as a senator from Delaware, it included the provision for putting police officers in schools. “We found that those school resource officers were of value in many schools,” he told the audience. “We haven’t been funding them of late. We think they should be funded.”
In this Town Hall, National School Shield Founding Director Asa Hutchinson discusses security challenges facing schools and opportunities to improve safety and security, including armed personnel as well as technology and infrastructure.
National School Shield Founding Director, Asa Hutchinson, presents and reviews the official report of the National School Shield Task Force, a 225-page document outlining a clear need to address school violence and recommendations on best practices in school security.
Having recently been named the Director of the National School Shield initiative, Asa Hutchinson discusses the importance of focusing on what we can do to better secure and protect our children at school.