Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan


  • J. Barry Hylton, Ph.D., CFE

Safe Schools: A Security & Loss Prevention Plan is an excellent reference for school administrators, school safety personnel and law enforcement for creating a safe and secure academic environment. Addressing a wide range of security programs and measures which have been proven to be effective, Safe Schools serves as a manual for safeguarding students, employees, visitors, material and the property of school district.This book addresses a wide range of security programs and measures which have been proven to be effective. Essential topics discussed in this manual are:Bomb threats and checklistsDrug and alcohol testingRandom inspectionMetal detector and search guidelinesEmergency and response plansSecurity assessment and survey toolsLoss prevention and physical securityIntrusion detection systemsEmployee and security education and trainingMinimum training standardsOperating proceduresCrime prevention, security awareness and support of security programs are more effective and less costly than dealing with criminal incidents and public relations challenges after the fact. Safe Schools: A Security and Loss Prevention Plan allows school personnel to become proactive instead of reactive and to gain control of the school environment.
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Book information

  • Published: July 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-9759-0


'This is an excellent reference for School, University/College Security Advisers, School Administrators and today School Governors with their ever increasing responsibilities in school safety. Police Crime Prevention officers will also find this book of particular interest.'

Table of Contents

Foreword, Introduction. Chapter 1*Introduction*Chapter 2*Security and Loss Prevention Planning Chapter 3*Security and Loss Prevention Measures*Chapter 4*The Security Force*Chapter 5*Personal and Vehicle Movement Control Chapter 6*Barriers and Openings Chapter 7*Protective Lighting*Chapter 8*Intrusion Detection Systems Chapter 9*Chapter 10*Security Force Communications *Chapter 11*Security Devices and Equipment*