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5 Tips for Successfully Implementing a Duress
Alarm System in Your Schools
Frequent Attacks on Schools
Unfortunately school emergencies are becoming a more frequent part of our lives.
Schools need ...
What Features Best Meet Your District's Needs?
Duress Alarm Systems offer many
features such as; mobility, wireless,
mobil...
What Areas Need Coverage?
Emergencies don’t always happen in the classroom
or main office.
Events normally begin in parkin...
Who Needs Access to the System?
Training is essential for those who need access to
the system;
Teachers
Administrators
Sec...
Does it Integrate Well With Existing Systems?
You can choose a Duress alarm that is your only
security system, but it may ...
Do You Have a Budget for Your Duress Alarm System?
As you plan your budget for the school year
remember to include numbers...
Summary
While everyone hopes that you never have to use your Duress alarm
system it brings comfort and added protection to...
5 Tips for Successfully Implementing a Duress Alarm System in Your Schools
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5 Tips for Successfully Implementing a Duress Alarm System in Your Schools

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Follow these tips to get your school better prepared for an emergency with a duress alarm system.

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5 Tips for Successfully Implementing a Duress Alarm System in Your Schools

  1. 1. 5 Tips for Successfully Implementing a Duress Alarm System in Your Schools
  2. 2. Frequent Attacks on Schools Unfortunately school emergencies are becoming a more frequent part of our lives. Schools need to be more prepared for a serious emergency like; An Active Shooter Bomb Threats Medical Emergencies Fights Bad Weather
  3. 3. What Features Best Meet Your District's Needs? Duress Alarm Systems offer many features such as; mobility, wireless, mobile connection, and more. It’s important to determine what features and functionality is actually most important to your school.
  4. 4. What Areas Need Coverage? Emergencies don’t always happen in the classroom or main office. Events normally begin in parking lots, stairwells, hallways, or outside of the normal reach of your PA system. Take all of these lesser protected areas into consideration when determining which Duress system is better for your school
  5. 5. Who Needs Access to the System? Training is essential for those who need access to the system; Teachers Administrators Security Officers But, you’ll want to acquire a system that’s easy to use in case a young student needs access to it.
  6. 6. Does it Integrate Well With Existing Systems? You can choose a Duress alarm that is your only security system, but it may need to work with your current communications system.
  7. 7. Do You Have a Budget for Your Duress Alarm System? As you plan your budget for the school year remember to include numbers for a strong duress alarm system. Luckily there are systems that have all the features you need without a hefty price-tag. You may have to balance features and functions, but you’ll be able to find something for your school.
  8. 8. Summary While everyone hopes that you never have to use your Duress alarm system it brings comfort and added protection to everyone in and visiting your school. Your system may even stop an unwanted guest from entering your school in the first place.

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