Several horrific incidents have drawn attention to the security of our nation's primary and secondary schools. There is no asset more valuable than our children, but with the limited budgets or our school districts, solutions to protect them must be common sense and make the most out of every budget dollar.
The leadership team at Security Advisors Consulting Group has significant experience working with K-12 schools, Drew currently serves as the the Vice Chairperson for ASIS International's School Safety and Security Council, and thought leadership group producing standards and best practices for security in the education environment.
As a consulting firm we have worked to help schools from rural public school districts, urban inner city high schools, daycare centers, to private preparatory schools. Each of these environments brings its own unique security challenges that must be addressed through solutions geared to the institution's environment and business needs. We are here to assist schools and have provided services for:
Public school districts
Private day schools
Private residential preparatory schools
Some of our service offerings that are commonly requested by our healthcare clients include:
We regularly publish content related to security and workplace violence prevention for educational institutions, some of our recent publications are:
Lessons on an Effective Security Program from the "Manifesto" of an Active Shooter
We discuss how elements that should be fundamental to our security programs and work generally to suppress crime, provide the added benefit of potentially deterring a shooting during the planning phase reinforces the importance of the basic elements of an effective security program.
The Need to Adjust a Security Program to Account for a Changing Environment
In this paper Drew Neckar illustrates how changes made to one organization's environment in response to the pandemic had unintended consequences for their security program.
Additional education related publications from Security Advisors Consulting Group can be found on the Resources page of our website.