Following CA school shooting, PA school board, security agree safety more of a concern
School districts are on alert after a teacher and 8-year-old are shot and killed in a classroom in California.
Administrators are taking steps at many local schools to keep kids as safe as possible.
Many like the schools in Derry Township have cameras attached to the doorbell.
Once inside the school, you have to show identification, which is then run through two different databases, one that shows criminal info and another that scans for orders of protection.
The suspect in San Bernardino was known to the front officer staff. We spoke to a security expert from Vulnerability Solutions Group who says following procedure all the time is important.
Knowing what to do in case of an emergency is also a good line of defense.
In Derry Township they follow a national protocol called ALICE. It gives students a variety of options on how to deal with a potential intruder.
Vulnerability Solutions Group goes around to businesses and school to assess ways they can improve security.
In Derry Township, education is as important as safety.