School shootings have become a tragic epidemic in recent years. For this reason, school districts have been prioritizing school security like never before in history, and a real focus has been placed on security cameras and surveillance systems. These security systems aren’t only good for putting a stop to the threat of school shootings, but for keeping schools overall safe as well.
Security cameras and surveillance systems bring several different benefits to Austin area schools. Some of the top benefits of installing these systems include:
When times of crisis occur, school surveillance systems provide a live feed that law enforcement officials can log into and view in real time. This means that perpetrators or suspects can not only be easily identified, but the police will be able to locate any threats quickly within the school building.
Help to put an end to bullying in Austin Schools
From elementary all the way to high school, school bullying is a major problem throughout all areas of the United States. With security camera systems in place, school administrators will be able to identify and properly dole out consequences to bullies using the camera footage of proof, and the existence of the cameras themselves can act as a deterrent for potential bullying behavior.
Vandalism can be an expensive problem in just about any school. With camera systems located in and around the school, vandals can be identified and the problem squashed with proof. The presence of the cameras in and around the school may even deter vandals before they can act, simply by showing that proof of the crime will be recorded.
Theft can occur within the school from student to student, from student to the school, and even through break ins by those who do not attend the school or perhaps never did. Like vandalism, theft can cost schools hundreds to thousands of dollars, taking money away from an already strained budget. The presence of security cameras can deter thieves, or record and help to identify them.
Peace of mind in ATX
School security cameras and surveillance systems are perhaps best at simply providing peace of mind. For parents, to teachers and faculty, and to students alike, the presence of the camera system lets everyone know that the school is being watched over and measures have been taken to keep everyone inside as safe as possible.
An Investment In School Safety
Safety in schools is invaluable, but fewer children and adults are truly feeling safe in school in this day and age. The installation of a surveillance or security camera system can help to bring that feeling of trust and safety back, and show all school occupants that they’re being looked out for while they spend their day in school. An investment in school safety is an investment in peace of mind. To learn more about the installation of surveillance and camera systems in schools, contact Supercircuits today.