Our K-12 Schools Need Dedicated Safety Personnel Now More Than Ever

Robert Evans, Director of K-12 Services at COSECURE, was recently featured in Campus Safety Magazine, contributing an article alongside Peter Burrows on the importance of dedicated safety personnel in K-12 schools.

July 26, 2023 — by COSECURE

Building a staffing model that brings a part or full-time crisis planning position into the K-12 organizational structure will better protect schools.

"As schools across the country continue to struggle with increased threats of violence, we need to recalibrate our thinking about the time, resources, and specific skills required of those responsible for future school safety initiatives," Evans and Burrows open this article.

Read it in full here.



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Robert Evans specializes in safety, security, and emergency preparedness for public, private, and independent K-12 schools and school districts. Rob’s executive law enforcement and military experience provides a unique background to offer clients a wide range of specialized services that includes, school safety planning, training and exercise support, emergency management consultation, Immediate Action Response Training (IART), Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) development, litigation consultation, and special investigations/independent reviews. Rob has worked with public and private schools across the country to enhance their existing safety and security planning efforts and assist in the development and implementation of future school safety initiatives.


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