Safety and Security--PK-12

Title Abstract Publication Date
Creating Ideal Facilities. Reviews ways that schools can provide effective indoor learning environments by paying attention to the following areas: daylighting, acoustics, space allocation, technology implementation,... 12/31/2001
Creating Safe Schools for All Children. This book examines issues of school safety and how safety issues have developed in recent years; presents in-depth discussions of each of seven standards of school safety; and raises a variety of... 12/31/2001
Crime Prevention in Schools: Closed Circuit TV Surveillance Systems in Educational Buildings. Building Bulletin 75. This document provides technical advice and guidance on policy for the design, specification, installation, maintenance, operation, and management of closed circuit TV (CCTV) systems in all types of... 12/05/1991
Crime Prevention in Schools: Specification, Installation, and Maintenance of Intruder Alarm Systems. Building Bulletin 69. Greater use of expensive equipment by schools has also increased the potential for break-ins and theft, giving an increased role to intruder alarm systems. This document provides guidance on the... 07/05/1989
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design : Applications of Architectural Design and Space Management Concepts. 2nd Edition. This book discusses modern theory and applications of CPTED including those involving public schools and recreational facilities, among other building types. The book provides a history of crime... 12/31/1999
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. Discusses the three overlapping concepts of CPTED: access control, surveillance, and territorial reinforcement 09/30/2004
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design. Discusses the use of S.A.R.A. (scanning, analysis, response, assessment) in solving problems, and continues with a discussion of four principles of crime prevention through environmental design (... 12/31/2007
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design: School CPTED Basics. The Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) concept suggests that natural surveillance, natural access control, and territoriality can be effectively applied to schools and surrounding... 12/31/1998
Crime Watch. Describes recent notable examples of vandalism at high school athletic facilities and steps being taken to prevent it, including rewards, more surveillance and lighting, anonymous hotlines, and... 09/30/2006
Crisis Response Box: A Guide to Help Every School Assemble the Tools and Resources Needed for a Critical Incident Response. [California] This is a guide to assist schools in preparing for a school emergency. The box contains crucial information needed to respond to a critical incident. The guide states that these elements should be... 12/31/2005
Cutting Budgets in the Recession? Don't Cut Security. [Four Building Security Hotspots.] Advises against cutting security budgets during a recession. Re-evaluating systems for effectiveness and economical updates are suggested, while opening up the organization to liability should... 07/31/2009
Dark Campus Programs Reduce Vandalism and Save Money. Article cites successful examples from Oregon, California, and Texas, of reductions in vandalism and increased energy savings when schools keep outdoor lights out at night after hours. So called... 11/30/1997
Dealing with Trespassers. Presents expert advice on keeping violations of school trespassing from escalating into worse violations of school safety. It discusses the use of trespass warning statements, identifying areas of... 10/31/1998
Defensive Design. Advocates using an open physical environment to improve security. Three goals of this approach are to control individual and vehicular movement, maximize visual access to unsupervised areas, and... 03/31/2006
Description of the Minimum Adequate Fire Alarm System as Required by the School Facilities Board. Outlines the components of a minimum adequate fire alarm system for Arizona schools, covering wiring, location of equipment, horns, strobes, smoke detectors, and special requirements for kitchens,... 05/31/2004
Design Considerations Balance Sustainability, Safety Needs. Briefly addresses several issues where building security and sustainability meet in the areas of outdoor and indoor lighting, the exterior building envelope, and landscaping. 04/30/2009
Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds. Provides design guidance for the protection of school buildings and their occupants against natural hazards, concentrating on K-12 facilities. The focus is on the design of new schools, but the... 12/31/2003
Designing Against Terror: Site Security Planning and Design Criteria With the increasing threats to persons and property, from acts of terrorism, workplace violence, and street crime, the first and most important line of defense is securing the site perimeter and the... 12/31/1998
Designing for Safety. Explores school design's influence on enhancing school security inside and out and addresses whether schools should be designed as public spaces for the community at large. Design tips for... 12/31/1999
Designing for Safety. Safety must be considered in all phases of the design process. Safety engineering is as technical as any other in the design process and highly regulated. Facility planning teams should enlist the... 08/31/1990
Designing for Security. Discusses crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) for schools. Creating clear but controllable entrances, interior space and furnishing design, interior and exterior visibility, and... 01/31/2010
Designing for Security: Controlling Access with Barriers and Plants. Examines the use of streetscape elements, barriers, and plantings for building access control. Types of barriers and their relative costs, strengths, weaknesses, and aesthetic properties are covered... 03/31/2006
Designing for Students' Needs. Emphasizes the importance of security and educational opportunity in the design of educational facilities. Offers checklists for intruder and environmental security, and discusses sustainability,... 12/31/2002
Designing on the Outside. Describes the various influences on security planning for school buildings, including social, economic, building codes, and user perceptions. Site-specific influences include building site, perimeter... 01/31/2003
Designing Out Crime in Schools. Addresses key concepts of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) for schools. Natural access control and surveillance, territorial reinforcement, implementation of CPTED in schools,... 06/30/2011