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12 Essential Elements for a Safe and Secure Library

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12 Essential Elements for a Safe and Secure Library

  1. 1. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Intro and background•History of our securityeffort in Charlotte www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  2. 2. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Rules for library use•Guidelines•Administration’s role www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  3. 3. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Behavior not, appearance•Be careful what you say infront of patrons www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  4. 4. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Be consistent inenforcement•Everyone does theirpart•Little things can evolveinto big things www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  5. 5. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Cultivate a quietawareness•30-30-30•A huge deterrent www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  6. 6. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Develop relationships with: •Police •Local Schools •Homeless assistance programs www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  7. 7. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Document your securityconcerns•Incident report•Daily tally•Potential Problem Log www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  8. 8. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Camera systems•Front door•Vulnerable areas www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  9. 9. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Staff Training•Basic emergency procedures•Security Skills•Orientations www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  10. 10. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Documentation of training•Dates, times and sign-offs•Accountability•Beyond job description www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  11. 11. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Periodic review of allprocedures•Motion is not progress•Plan to plan?•Tweak as you need to and bepro-active www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  12. 12. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Managers•The right manager in theright branch•Assistants•Front Line Staff www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  13. 13. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Secruity Personnel•Contract or proprietary•Officers, not guards•Proper skills www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012
  14. 14. 12 Essentials for a Safe and Secure Library•Final Thoughts•Programs available•Book•Website www.alaeditions.org | June 6, 2012

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