Anonymous Submission #0025 – School Security


Is there anyone else that feels this city is getting to be pretty dangerous?


I hear of all sorts of talk although I never hear concerns for the children in schools.

Yeah, sure they lock all the doors except for the main entrance but is that really enough?

There are two schools that I know of personally that are always completely locked up and you must buzz and be recognized on camera to be allowed to enter.

Why isnโ€™t all schools doing this?


I would much rather have the โ€œinconvenienceโ€ ( as some might see it ) of waiting to be let in, rather then anyone being able to access into the schools.

I feel like this topic should be spoken about in light of what has been going on around our city.

I know the old saying โ€ If itโ€™s not broken, donโ€™t fix it โ€œ, however I donโ€™t feel like this should necessarily be the way some feel.

I donโ€™t want something terrible to happen in order to fix the system.

A lock down should be manditory with ALL schools to keep these babies safe.

In all honesty, I donโ€™t think a secretary, principal or teacher can do much to deter a person with bad intentions, not until its too late.


We have so much technology these days, there really isnโ€™t a reason why we havenโ€™t asked for something more like a camera and having to buzz.

Maybe I am just an overly real concerned parent and perhaps I, at times over thinkโ€ฆโ€ฆ

However, this is a serious concern to me in order for me to feel like the system is designed to #1) keep our children safe when they are in the schools hands and #2) teach themโ€ฆ.

I would love to know other peopleโ€™s views on thisโ€ฆ. Am I the only one that feels this way?