Tag: Active Threat

Responding to Critical Incident In Schools – A Behavioral Health Plan (NH DHHS) [November 2022]

Active Shooter Incidents 20-Year Review, 2000-2019 (FBI) [June 2021]

The FBI’s Office of Partner Engagement produced a report with data from the 333 active shooter incidents in the U.S. in 2019 and 2020. The report is designed for law enforcement officers, other first responders, corporations, educators, and the general public. Active Shooter Incidents 20-Year Review, 2000-2019

School Safety Recommendations for Election Day (NH HSEM) [October 2022]

According to the U.S. Department of Education (REMSTA), “Election days may present a security challenge for schools and school districts because many designated polling places are on school grounds. Therefore, on election days, some school districts may cancel school or designate the day for teacher professional development”. The decision to close a school or remain …

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Ten Essential Actions to Improve School Safety (COPS) [August 2020]

ANNOUNCEMENT: EMPG Funding is Available for Active Threat Training (train-the-trainer)

The purpose of the Active Threat Training priority is to improve and enhance school preparedness by funding up to $1,500.00 for two SAU employees to attend Active Threat Training (Train-the-Trainer). It is important to review all of the documentation made available on the Active Threat Training (Train-the-Trainer) Quick Reference Guide. This grant allows the SAU …

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Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools (NHFMO) [August 2022]

As of July 2022, NH educational facilities are required to follow amended RSA 189.64 and the Life Safety Code related to emergency response drills. This flyer provides relevant information related to these required exercises and drills. Resource:  Download the Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools Flyer

National Threat Assessment Center Report on Protecting American Schools (USSS) [November 2019]

Ensuring the safety of children at school is a responsibility that belongs to everyone, including law enforcement, school staff, mental health practitioners, government officials, and members of the general public. To aid in these efforts, the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) studied 41 incidents of targeted school violence that occurred at K-12 …

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New Hampshire Response Actions Guide (NH HSEM) [October 2019]

10/30/2019 UPDATE: An editable Microsoft Word version is now available for schools to include their school or district logo and contact information. The New Hampshire Response Actions guide defines and provides instructions based on standardized language for response actions as used in NH schools. Sections include: Clear Hallways Evacuation Scan Lockdown Reverse Evacuation Secure Campus …

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School Safety Recommendations for Hard Corners (NH HSEM) [September 2019]

“Hard corners are areas in classrooms where students and teachers would not be visible from hallways, windows or door openings.” Hard corners “are areas located at an angle that would prevent anyone firing a gun through the classroom door from hitting anyone.” Learn more about Hard Corners by downloading the School Safety Recommendations for Hard …

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Access Control and Secure Vestibule Flier (NH HSEM) [November 2022]

“Effective access control requires that entry to and from a building be controlled.” According to Spicer’s Campus Safety article 11 Components of a Secure School Front Entrance. “Efforts to prevent forced entry and trespass are compromised if secondary points of entry or fire doors are unsecure or easily defeated and not seen.” Read more about …

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