Entries by SafeDefend

Train according to the possibilities not the protocols

With the changes to the crisis drill requirements in the country the addition of intruder response drills and lockdown drills have been an overall positive thing. Most school administrators had already added these types of drills to the preparedness training by staff.  At SafeDefend we encourage schools to regularly discuss response options and consider scenarios […]

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 School Security Solutions 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 […]