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Recommendation 38

Recommendation 38: Ensure all phones are clearly labeled with 9-1-1, or 9-1-1 preceded by the appropriate prefix to dial out to ensure that anyone will be able to reach E911 quickly and efficiently.

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Recommendation 39

Recommendation 39: Grant school staff members explicit authority to contact 9-1-1 directly to ensure that E911 is contacted with speed and efficiency.

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Recommendation 41

Recommendation 41: When schools replace, upgrade, or install fire alarms, they should consider the potential of having multifunctional alarms (e.g., separate fire and lockdown alarms) to clearly and quickly inform building occupants of how to take action.

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Recommendation 42

Recommendation 42:  Install or issue panic buttons or other communication technology to directly notify first responders of an incident.

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Recommendation 46

Recommendation 46:  Launch an age appropriate See Something, Say Something™ style campaign in schools to inform students about warning signs and pre-incident indicators, and the need to report them to appropriate adults, as well as helping students feel comfortable when alerting appropriate adults.

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Recommendation 48

Recommendation 48: The New Hampshire Information Analysis Center (IAC) should develop a school safety and security bulletin that provides schools with the latest safety and security related information. Additionally, the Information Analysis Center should develop and maintain a distribution list for the bulletin.

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Recommendation 49

Recommendation 49: Establish and maintain a complete and centralized school safety preparedness online resource center to make it easier for schools and interested parties to access relevant information.

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Recommendation 50

Recommendation 50: Develop clear best practice guidelines for school safety that should be included in all new construction to ensure newly built schools have all the necessary safety and security features.

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Recommendation 51

Recommendation 51: For times other than the beginning and end of the school day when the vast majority of students are entering or exiting the school building(s), establish a single point of entry into the school with a security vestibule, meaning a vestibule with two sets of doors that is used to prevent further access …

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Recommendation 52

Recommendation 52: Install a perimeter fence around the school facility or utilize environmental design to prevent unauthorized access to school grounds and to deter criminal activity.

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