Below, you will find supporting information for our solutions, some thought-provoking articles and reports, and other pieces of interest.
2018 Federal Commission on School Safety. A report of policy recommendations presented December 18, 2018.
2010 ADA Standards. With Bearacade, there is no change to the door or doorframe. There is no hardware attached to a door.
Ohio House Bill 318 Funding Release. Detailed release from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office on funding awards.
Indicators of School Crime and Safety 2017. Source: National Center for Education Statistics
How Bearacade Works and Why. Understand how our minimal doorway preparation and no hardware approach works.
Product Comparison Sheet Here is a list of critical questions for you to consider.
Run! Bearacade! Fight! Your pathway of options and reactions during a hostile intruder event.
Safety Checkpoint – American School Board Journal, Oct. 2015
Barring Imminent Threats – Security Management Magazine, Oct. 2015
Protecting Mine and Yours – Christian School Products, Nov. 2015
The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting – US Department of Education (2016 Edition)
Active Shooter Event Quick Reference Guide – US Department of Justice / FBI
Univ of Maryland Surviving an Active Shooter – University of Maryland
CalEMA Active Shooter Handbook – California Emergency Management Agency
Report of the Virginia Tech Review Panel presented to Governor Kaine, Commonwealth of Virginia
Safe Schools: A Best Practices Guide – Council of Educational Facilities Planners International
Workshop on School Safety, Codes and Security: Final Report – ©May 2015 National Fire Protection Association
Deadliest US Mass Shootings: 1984 – 2015 – Los Angeles Times (Note: Chardon High School, Feb. 27, 2012 is not listed)
Sandy Hook Promise Say Something – Sandy Hook Promise