Locally, the incidents have prompted districts to install secure entrances and surveillance cameras, train staff in new procedures and require badges embedded with electronic chips this summer, the
The latest technology, which has been implemented in
"The dispatcher ... will be telling them what is happening and where," Superintendent
The technology may address concerns about school safety plans filed with the
"One of the problems is the plans are useless to law enforcement because they have to respond in a short time and the information they need may be buried in a hundred page report," he said Thursday.
"The real-time intelligence gives us an insight into what's happening now. Before we would be getting information from phone calls that might be two minutes old,"
Instead of hitting the door and "going to where the noise is," officers and rescue workers will know exactly where to go and what they are facing, Clifford said.
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