After Gun Incident, Georgia School Adds Tech Safety System
Ever since a shot rang out on a February morning in 2018 at Dalton High School, school system officials have been evaluating and upgrading their security protocols.
From the Dalton Board of Education funding four new school resource officers to the installation of “intruder locks” on all classroom doors, administrators and school board members have stressed security and safety since a Dalton High teacher barricaded himself in his room and shot a bullet through a window.
The newest tool teachers and administrators have is a crisis management system. Earlier this month, the Dalton Public Schools Board of Education approved a $325,000 purchase to install the CrisisAlert system from Centegix, an Atlanta-based company specializing in safety and security technology for schools.
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