Entries by SafeDefend

Jewish Community Campus installs SafeDefend to increase security efforts

    Rae Daniel 11:17 AM, Nov 5, 2018 OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Two organizations with the Jewish Community Campus have partnered with SafeDefend, a security system designed to use several communication methods to alert security, faculty and students in seconds when a crisis is occurring. SafeDefend systems have been installed in schools and businesses across […]

Former school principal’s SafeDefend active shooter system installed at Jewish Community Center, target of 2014 Overland Park shootings

 Startlandnews.com By: Elyssa Bezner, Reporter–   October 27, 2018 Every student, teacher and staff member deserves the greatest opportunity to get home from school safely, said Jeff Green, founder of SafeDefend. Jeff Green, SafeDefend Green’s security solution — an active shooter response system that sends alerts throughout a school community, as well as detailed information […]

Thinking security as we head back to school

In the flurry of back to school emails that I received from administrators, teachers, and staff was a notice about the new buzz in system being implemented at our district. The requisite apologies for inconvenience and lack of access were included for sincerity purposes.  It made me consider why we were apologizing for attempting to […]

School Safety starts with notification not metal detectors

The most important thing to understand when addressing school security is that it must be based on effectiveness. We know from past incidents that quick notification to police and alerting occupants are the two best ways to reduce casualties. Perimeter security focuses on locking the problem out. Metal detectors rely on the idea that you […]

School Safety Requires Immediate Notification in a Crisis

In the wake of another school shooting there is talk about the best approach.  The one glaring problem that continues to arise is the lack of notification to building occupants and police.  According to media outlets it was 10 minutes until a Coral Springs police officer entered the building.  The SRO was on scene shortly […]