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Welcome everyone and thank you for joining today’s Webinar hosted by raptor technologies. I’m Shannon dissolves with raptor and I will be facilitating today’s presentation. Yes, and discussion. This webinar of the raptor school safety series is entitled School Violence Prevention Preparedness and [inaudible] [inaudible]. She’s telling Brad, we’ll discuss it, the evaluation analysis and planning of violence prevention programs as well as associated best practices for K-12 school districts. Well, me mean chief Bragg’s presentation. We will hear briefly from Clayton Dorsett regional director here at raptor who will provide us with a quick overview of the raptor solutions available to support your school safety initiatives. Then we’ll move into the light you and day, so as you have questions, please feel free to enter them into the question box. [inaudible] anytime. Also, you will receive a copy of the recording of this webinar in your email following the presentation just in case you’d like to refer back to it.

I’m thrilled now to introduce our guests speaker. She’s Alan Bragg is a 45 year veteran of law enforcement. Chief Brag was born and raised in Wichita falls, Texas and served on the Wichita Falls Police Department from 1972 to 1978 he worked as a police officer at the Midwestern State University police department where he developed an interest in educational law enforcement. Chief bragged, moved to Houston in 1981 to accept the lieutenant’s position with the Houston ISD Police Department. In 1990s he was selected to fill the newly created chief of police position with the spring independent school district, uh, where he started in organized the Spring ISD Police Department and served there as chief for over 21 years. In 2012 he was chosen as chief of police to develop the first police department for the Cypress Fairbanks School district, which has grown [inaudible] 85 officers and 19 support staff in its first five years. The innovative state of the art law enforcement technology developed by chief Brag during his career has been featured in many articles, media reports, and presentations across the country, including the several systems piloted or designed specifically for the Department of school districts to enhance school safety. She’s bad. Currently serve as vice president of the Texas School District Police Chief’s association. Chief [inaudible], thank you so much for joining us today.

Thank you Stan. And I appreciate the for Reptar for making this presentation available because many school districts are searching for some of these solutions and ideas to keep their students and their staff safe. So we’re going to move on into the presentation. This is a Texas school safety and Security Council. Um, objective, yeah.

Through the TBK architectural firm here in Houston.

Uh, just a little background on that and the way that that, uh, event started was the president Dan Bosio of pbk architects. Oh. Shortly at the Parkland after the Parkland Florida shooting, uh, in 2018 he came forward and said, okay, we need to do something and see what we can do to build safer schools and to have systems in place to slow down the active shooters, uh, and by some time for the first responders. So it was his initiative and his idea and he asked me if I would be willing to head up that program. And I now serve as the executive director of the Texas School Safety and Security Council, uh, under the [inaudible] umbrella. And with that council we have about 120 members across the state of Texas and we have them on board with us to serve as council members and to serve as um, individuals who can tell us about new technologies and [inaudible]. In the last year we have provided uh, 30 best practices that we’re going to go through pretty quickly today because we have a short 45 minute time and I want to make sure that we get through all the slides. So we’re going to move forward and start with a little bit of background information on why are we here and a little bit about the council best practices and we are working hard to become the leading authority in the United States for school safety.

Briefly, we’re going to review a few events that I think you’re probably all familiar with in some form or fashion. The earliest known school shooting was in 1764, uh, Pontiac’s rebellion school for American Indians killed and a schoolmaster and nine or 10 children. The reports Berry, a little bit on that, the deadliest school massacre in US history was bad school massacre in bath township, Michigan. In 1927 they had 44 deaths and 58 injuries and it was uh, an in school administrator who, uh, our board member who came in with the weapon and uh, created part of that tragedy. Of course we’re pretty familiar because it’s only been about 20 years since the Columbine shooting in a Columbine high school in 1999 and they had 65 incidents since then and we’ve also had 136 deaths in 131 injuries. Just a few quick facts. We have 17 documented school shooting incidents in 18 hundreds, 172 school shooting incidents in the 19 hundreds.

And we have 148 documented school shooting incidents since to the year 2000. Okay. This will be maybe slightly hard to read on your side, but, uh, this is a chart that will be in your handout material that you’ll get at the end of the presentation. You’re certainly welcome to look through it, uh, and, and view everything. But we’ve highlighted some of those major incidents. Uh, and first one was Columbine high school, which kind of started things, uh, in the United States, uh, in a downward spiral. Some of these graphics that you see on your screen show kind of how the shooters gained access to the unsecured door and the cafeteria and Columbine high school. Uh, those charts and graphics also represents where represent where some students were or shot and killed. Uh, and how they, as some of them escaped from the building. I had the pleasure of serving on a, uh, consultation committee security committee back in 2007. Uh, we went to Columbine high school as a team of security experts and wanted to talk with the principal and see what have you done differently and what have you put in place since 1999 because we’re coming up on the 10th anniversary of that, um, of that incident. And so back in 2008, 2007, we were already looking at what something, what might happen, something had additional happened at Columbine high school just because it turned out to be a 10 year anniversary event.

These are some of the photos that we used when we went to Columbine high school showing entries and uh, skyview and, uh, aerials of those that campus and how some of that campus is laid out. Aerial photos of your, of your campuses and things are very helpful. Uh, certainly for the first responders. These are some, uh, photographs from the shooters and also some of the carnage in some of the, uh, fires and explosions that went off inside the school that caused a lot of damage. The principle there was Frank Deangelis, uh, he is now retired. Uh, he spent the day with us. Focus on a tour of Columbine high school. He showed us where major incidents occurred. He, he was a, just a great individual. And what he was pieced, the one who was the principal there in the year 2000. All right. In 1999, he made a vow to his community that he was not going to retire until every student who was in a public school, but they have that incident graduates from, from high school.

So he retired at the end of 2014 and he now serves as a panelist and also as a, a instructor around the country for school districts on what they can do to better prepare for an onsite, uh, active shooter situation. This other chart was Virginia Tech. Some of these are going to be pretty familiar to you cause we’re up in the 2007, uh, uh, range, uh, blacks or Virginia. And here’s some of the diagrams that they had where they had multiple buildings and, oh, Virginia Tech. I had ’em the sequence of events and you’ll be able to see that slide better in your presentation at the end.

The next one we wanted to highlight is Newtown, Connecticut at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. That one was in December 14th of 2012 and uh, it has, um, brought I guess to the forefront, um, cause 26 people lost their lives. Uh, and uh, 20, uh, 20 of those, uh, were students. This is the outline and the diagram of that school and that area. This is the security, vestibule, vestibule and video camera entry point where the shooter, I went up to the door, the doors were secured, but he was able to use a weapon and shoot out the [inaudible] glass panels on the side of the door and walk straight into the building.

A lot of the, a lot of the loss of life happened just within that first corridor and in those main first corridors come coming from the main entrance. And so those are just a few of the items that we wanted to let you think about today as we move forward with what we’ve developed as some best practices. And some of these, uh, the majority of these best practices help [inaudible] uh, [inaudible] the solution to some of those things that we just seen. We are proponents of law enforcement in schools and uh, the Texas School Safety Center or Texas School Safety and Security Council. We have people on ours, counsel who are police chiefs in school districts here in the tear in Texas and we all believe in having law enforcement presence in the schools. [inaudible]

that turned out to be our number one slide. Our first slide is law enforcement officers on site daily. Um, our current average in Texas is about one officer per 1000 students. That number is beginning to go lower like one officer per 750. Because when you have some of these high schools that are maybe 3000 students or higher, 3,500 students, uh, it’s very hard for one officer to [inaudible] maintain the presence and, and adjust and deliver services to that many students. We are firm believers in camera systems, uh, are most famous or not our folks most important recommendation, just making sure they’re high definition cameras. They have 360 degree view, 24 hour recording offsite storage, um, and just haven’t had an access to that video post event and prior events. And, and through the event is very helpful for the first responders who are getting ready to enter the building front door access.

We are proponents and uh, believe that, uh, in a camera with a push button door, a button at the entry is the place per, uh, access through inner camera and an intercom to gain. It may be parents who are bringing lunch to their kids, it may be the ups driver, but having some way to vet those persons and to just make sure that they are people who need to come into the building and you get a chance to look at them and see if they’re carrying bags and bundles or anything like that that might be coming in the building to do harm. So your secure vestibules have become a very important place here in the Texas, uh, architectural area, a secure vestibules and front door entries being able to secure as somebody inside of a vestibule till they’re vetted a little bit. And they run their ID cards through the raptor system and I get to talk with someone and state their, the reason for their being on campus and where they want to go.

And this is an opportunity to secure them in investible vestibule until they’re vetted a little bit and then allowed into the building. Pardon. Glazing is another thing that has become very popular with some of the schools either to retrofit them with a ballistic impact resistant film, uh, at all the main entries and adjacent rooms and windows just to help slow down any access that might be gained just from breaking out window door windows or our regular windows access control across the state is also very popular. Uh, it started out with ax access control just for administrators and staff and now it has expanded a lot into some school districts or school, a students to actually carry an ID card with them and they can only go where the doors are programmed to allow them to go. So it is a pretty easy system to maintain and control and it does secure areas that our students shouldn’t be in and also makes sure that people coming into the building.

Do you have access and authorization to be there? This is a lockdown control button that we set up in fair. The last [inaudible] I guess probably back in 2015 when I was still the chief there. Oh, we had a high school that was under construction. We placed seven of these locked down control buttons, uh, strategically throughout that campus. And typically there was one near the front entry. There’s one in the athletic area, there’s one in the cafeteria, there’s one in hallways for corridors come together. And this is an opportunity for anybody, including the student, our staff member, that if they believe something bad is getting ready to happen or something is happening, they have access to walk up there, raise that lid and push that button. It has a totally different sound alert tone that goes out over the PA system. Totally different than what you hear with a fire alarm.

We don’t want those to be confused in any way. Uh, but it does again, give them a time to, a chance and an opportunity to push that button, lock down all the exterior doors and allow law enforcement ministration to get there and try to identify and I discovered where the thread is and what um, what kind of advantages actually in progress in safe rooms. Uh, some districts are building safe rooms for um, students to go to. One of the most popular one is maybe a corridor where you have two or three classrooms together and then in the middle of those two or three classrooms, do you have a vacant room where all three of those classrooms can, can merge and come into one room, uh, and be secure in that room with the first, with the active shooter or not being able to see in the, in the rooms to see who’s inside or take shots at students while they are in the classroom.

Okay. Radio systems are very important. There needs to be digital radio systems in place, uh, not only internally for campuses and administrations and faculty to communicate with each other. But they need to be able to respond to their, to their local law enforcement or to their, their school district, law enforcement officers. Uh, inside fair, we had an opportunity to have a digital radio system that would allow us to communicate with the emergency responders, whether it was from the sheriff’s Department or one of the constable precincts or from the Houston Police Department, uh, or from, uh, the fire department, um, or anyone else, uh, that was responding to an incident. We had the ability to talk to every school and the principals had ways to talk to each other on the campus.

And W in our bond project and cy fair in 2014, we got the approval to put in, he’s call stations strategically placed around, uh, the high schools and the middle schools. We placed three of these at each high school in each middle school. Uh, typically one in the front, have the campus visible to the community, one in the student parking lot area, and then one back in the athletic area where they take kids out onto the field. And normally coaches don’t let them take their cell phones with them. And so, uh, if there’s an incident out there where they need emergency assistance, whether it’s EMS or law enforcement, uh, somebody has a way to walk up there to that device. Uh, it’s a push button there near the two thirds down the pole. Uh, it’s lighted at night. It has a 360 degree camera. It’s wireless and Wifi back to the building.

Uh, and it’s, I’m smart enough to know that if it has anything go wrong in its system inside, it automatically notifies the vendor and they’d come out and make a repair. We are proponents of sight fencing and for whatever site fencing campuses want to design and put around their campus and right. I may not want to enclose the entire campus, but if they want a secure sides and the rear of the campus, we do recommend that they have some kind of a system to where, uh, it’s harder to climb over and no vertical slats on the rod fencing, um, down low so that they can’t use it as a ladder. Okay. This came up from the parkland incident. There was this teacher there who didn’t know how to, uh, they were told to lock down their doors and she didn’t know how to lock down that door.

Um, she didn’t know if she needed to take a key and lock it from the inside or the outside. They just knew that they were in lockdown status. So the indicator locks that are now becoming known coming onto the market scene, yeah. Are very important because a device like this gives that teacher standing at her podium, his or her podium, they can look over. If they get that alert and they get that announcement, they can immediately look over to that door and see from a distance that the door’s already locked and they don’t need the ha ha. They don’t have to waste any precious time to walk over there and check it. Ministrative practices, emergency operations plans for all schools, uh, that is very important. And most states it’s required. So just keeping it up to date and making sure that administrators and teachers and everyone in the building, uh, knows the plan and knows what to do when that incident occurs.

And also includes students. Um, we believe training and drills for students is important. Whether it’s we do it per fire drills, we need to do it for other drills like active shooters and weather and other incidents that may occur. So be able to provide training and drills, uh, keeps the, their reactions more immediate and they know what to do when it occurs. The Houston area, uh, after the parkland incident and then after the Santa Fe Texas incident here, south of the Houston, half south of Houston, um, it became apparent that, um, there might be an opportunity to use clear backpacks instead of regular backpacks so that [inaudible] yeah, students are coming to school. It’s very, very visible and very open. So to be able to kind of see what they’re bringing on onto the campus and to make sure that they’re not bringing any weapons or anything that, so is a contraband social media monitoring.

Many school districts and many police departments are using that to look for key words from Twitter and Facebook and uh, and, and all the social media outlets that are out there. When individuals begin to start talking about, uh, causing the accident or doing something at a campus, that social media and social media monitoring system sends those alerts over to law enforcement and they can filter through those and then make contact with the parents or with the student, uh, to see if there truly is a threat. These next three or four slides are based on [inaudible] step Ted CPTD. It’s a crime prevention through environmental design. This is a system that’s been in place problem for close to 30 years, but we believe that it has several points in here that are still valid. This was a architectural architectural firms and architects got together 30 years ago and talked about how can we create safer campuses and what can we do to maybe use natural surveillance and natural things that are already there to make those schools safer.

So this is quite a list of things, but these, the three or four slides are important and you can review those. Uh, natural access control also applies to the outer perimeter and the parking lots and they have some, some great recommendations for, uh, for schools to look at territorial reinforcement. And then lastly, maintenance and management of this stuff. The campus, there are some companies out there that are beginning to release some new technology for sensing technology. Of course, in the bottom left of the corner of the screen, you see the a standard walk through metal detector. What we’ve run into in some districts is they have, they may have 20 middle metal detectors purchased or donated to them by some company to use. Uh, but they typically don’t have the people to man those devices. Think back when you go to an airport and you have to go through the metal detectors, those, uh, are staffed by somebody.

And that’s the same a challenge that we have in our schools. Also, uh, school pool school district police officers or law enforcement officers work on under reasonable suspicion, um, or probable cause and ministrative work under reasonable suspicion. They just have reasonable suspicion. They can go search those kids, they can go look for weapons, but law enforcement has an, has a lower higher tier of responsibility and they have to, they have to have probable cause before they can search somebody and turned it into a pat down and possibly an arrest. Uh, there’s another piece of technology to the right of that that works similar to radar. They scans cafeteria’s rooms outside areas around uh, stadiums and it looks for people who are carrying large amounts of metal and it matches patterns up and its computer system. It matches patterns up that they may be a hint there as to what kind of weapon that they might have on them.

And then the one in the top left is a system that’s being tested right now. It’s in some of the casinos in Las Vegas and those antennas and things are mounted above the door entries and it searches people who are weapons as they enter through the doors. Okay. We work closely with our local fire marshals here in Harris County here in Houston area. Uh, and we, uh, are working with him closely to talk about [inaudible]. We know people always have to be able to get out of a building in a fire. We want that to continue to happen. But what if we have an active shooter in the building? We’re looking for ways, how can we have a code or how can we have something that locks down, uh, doorways and locks down hallways so we can kind of keep the kids secure in that building until law enforcement arrives and until somebody can be there too.

Um, no, go, go. It’s a threat. Yeah, this is a okay. Easy solution and very inexpensive. First responders don’t always know the layout of our campuses. And so we are proposing and recommending that all of your exterior doors be labeled in some form and there is a form and there is a method to that start. It’s your main front door entry and then go clockwise around the building and quit letters and numbers on those doors. Like the one that’s depicted here is, there’s an entry level is an entry door at eight three and the down that on the bottom painted on the concrete is a driveway where it says four oh eight. So different, different designations, uh, letters and numbers. But the first responders can be told when you call, when they call in for a EMS or fire or law enforcement, you can tell those that dispatcher have those officers or have the EMS report too.

Go come through. Alright, entry entry number four oh eight and go straight to door eight three. And that’s where the incidents occurring, the individuals and the law enforcement people that we had that shared our, um, all right. Best Practices up in the Dallas Fort Worth area came up with this idea. They know that sometimes parents are, hmm noncustodial parents and sometimes there’s um, divorce things going on that sometimes they have somebody show up at the school that wants to talk to a teacher or to administrator or to someone there and they’re not in the greatest, um, mindset to be having those conversations. And sometimes those conversations get a little out of control. So they said, why don’t we have a community room adjacent to the principal’s office or adjacent to the front entry where we can move them into an area where it’s kind of a cooling off area and the administrators can come there, the officer can come to that room and they can work out some of those problems and those issues in a safe place and not affect the rest of the school and the corridors and where all the students are, are, are currently at.

This is connected to that concept is also to create a command and control room. A schools that have a large numbers of uh, video cameras throughout their building have some kind of room or some kind of place where this actually, it looks like this and they suggested that make that if there is a room like that at the campus, make sure it has an exterior door so the first responders can show up to that one entry door and maybe have access for that and let them have keys and access cards to come in that site. They can come directly into that room. They can see where the threat is. They can leave that area as a team and go look for the threat.

We know across America there are a lot of schools that utilize portable buildings. You schools, um, out your students outgrow your schools and before you can build more space. So we are firm believers that secure portable classrooms. A need to be treated like an extension of the facility. And with that, we think they should be, they should be up next to the building. They’re not way out in the field. They should be up there near the building. Uh, they should be fenced around. The fencing should go around the portable buildings and the students should be able to flow from the portables into the [inaudible] into the main building. So, uh, just having them as part of the, as an extension to the permanent facility is, um, uh, is something pretty important to us. This item has come up because of the incident that occurred in Santa Fe, Texas here in the Houston area.

The officer who was responding to that threat, uh, was also shot in the process when he arrived, where the threat was located. He was also shot. He had a major, uh, incident, major injury on one of his arms and he was seeing coming down the hallway with a considerable amount of loss of blood and his partner or another one of his officers and his department responded to that and came down there how to turn the coat on him and he put it on that officer and stopped the bleed, stop the bleeding. And when the flight helicopter was there to transport him to an emergency room, they said had that tourniquet not been like um, okay put on him at that time. Uh, he, he wouldn’t have needed a helicopter and he probably wouldn’t be allowed today. So we recommend tourniquets. We recommend the stop the bleed kits. We would want all officers who work in your schools to have tourniquets on their belt and on their person. Uh, the stop, the bleed kits are easily placed near a GDS in the school buildings who can take, uh, the tourniquets and you can store some of those in the nurse’s office. You can store some of those in the athletic office anywhere where there might be the potential for, uh, an incident or an injury.

There are some systems out there that are doing gunshot, gunshot detection technology. They play sensors around the hallways throughout the campus and this computer system that is attached to, um, senses all simply as a gunshot and it can, can even get close enough to kind of calibrate down to what kind of gun is it? Is it a rifle, there’s a shotgun or is a nine millimeter, is a 40 caliber and they can narrow down, uh, what kind of shot it is. And then trying to light by the sounds of those microphones triangulate exactly where that gunshot came from.

Facial recognition system, uh, has, has become kind of controversial across the country and um, in some areas, but there is a district here in the Houston area at Fort Bend ISD. It has been successful and applying that technology to their students and to their staff and students and they have been able to capture student images and have been able to, um, Kinda know who’s in the building and get them identified, uh, as they come into the building. They believe that within a year or so they’ll have enough technology and software built into that system where as they come into the school, it will recognize him as a student and know where they are and what class they’re supposed to be in. And it will go ahead and, um, internally mark up the attendance roster for the campus. So, uh, I know some administrators that are pretty happy about that, but there’s also some concerns about facial recognition software and how those images are used.

But, uh, Fort Bend ISD in Houston areas been doing it successfully. And then also we added a student reunification software. This is a raptor product and I was, uh, fortunate enough to get the tip to kind of play with it and test it, uh, when it was under design. And, uh, I was, uh, but very strong proponent of moving forward with that. This gives, uh, on the student reunification side, it gives the teachers, it gives the administrators an opportunity to go through their lists, see how many kids they have in their room right now, mark them off the list that these kids are safe [inaudible] here’s some kids who are missing. Uh, and then that raptors system takes care of all the rest of the calculations and everything. And by the end of the day, you’ve got to clear a clear record of who the students were released to, where are they, where are they re responded to for reunification site. And, uh, just a very good piece of software and it’s, um, it’s uh, getting a lot of traction and it’s also supported by the Standard Standard Response Protocol Group and the standard reunification method from the, I love you guys foundation.

This is a quick roster, probably hard to read on your screen, but, uh, look, pour it in the back of your, uh, presentation material that you’ll receive. Uh, these are the chase and assistant chiefs and lieutenants and sergeants of all the hundred and 20 plus law enforcement founding members that we have. And um, we, we, we tip our hat to these guys and we are so grateful and thankful that that’s [inaudible] they are willing to come on board and, and be a part of our consulting group and to be able to help us make some of those decisions as to what do we need to make sure that all schools are doing. And, and I’m trying to save lives, not only students, but staff.

Uh, you’ll notice that most of these are ISD Independent School district police departments. And um, we have three, three meetings a year with this group of people. And we take that show on the road. We do it in Houston, we do it in the Dallas Fort Worth area and we do it in central Texas, but we’re by San Antonio and Austin. Okay. That concludes my presentation, uh, today and I’m going to uh, turn this presentation over to plate. Endorse it. He’s the regional director at rappers raptor technologies. Uh, he is a, a great individual and he is very a knowledgeable about all the things we’re getting ready to talk about now. Alrighty. Well thank you chief Brag, uh, for sharing that valuable information with our audience here today as chief Brag, as mentioned, my name is Clayton doorstep. I am the regional director here with raptor technologies. I just as a quick reminder, we are going to have a Q and a, a Q and a for chief Brag and I uh, at the end.

So feel free to put any questions into the chat and we’ll be happy to get to those once I get done. Part piece here. So really what my goal here is I’m going to give you a quick overview of who we are as a company and then some of those products that she prac admissions such as the reunification, the active incident management and birds rule management. So with that said, here at raptor today, we currently serve over 2020 8,000 k 12 schools across the country that had been trusted using our security products today and it’s been six years very successful and it’s continued to expand across the country. Okay. What those products are, we have three main products suites. Okay. So we have the visitor management, volunteer management, and emergency management. So for visitor management, what we do is we basically turn your paper and pencil sign in sheets that you use to your [inaudible] to manage everyone coming in and out of your schools and some electronic visitor management system.

And it does a lot of things for you. But what we’re most known for is the fact that we can do two and fit checks on your visitors, your contractors, your volunteers, et cetera. The first is an instant sex offender check. So today we flag about 40 registered sex offenders every single day. [inaudible] attempting to enter our clients schools. And the second instant check that we do is against the custom database where your district or school can put whatever they want to be flagged. Most schools put in custody issues to really help keep track of. Luke can pick up room and we issue about a hundred of those customer alerts every single day. So that’s our main visitor management product. We also have the full life cycle volunteer product as well. And then also with that does instantly screens on your volunteers coming in and out. But it actually covers the whole life cycle. So everything from an online volunteer application brew to a full criminal background screening on the volunteer through to signing them into the school, tracking their hours, running reports and specific volunteer total hours, events, top volunteers, et cetera. So again, the full life cycle of the volunteer management.

So then a third product here is our raptor emergency management. So the rescue emergency management is comprised of three components. The first would be the drill manager, which we’ll be getting into here shortly. Active incident management and also parent student reunification. So what we have done is we have brought in 21st century technology into this procedure now to move to streamline the process and make it a lot quicker for the school districts. And make sure you guys have full clear reports once the ones that are completed. So first we’re going to look at it here is the drill management. So what’s the drill management? What this is going to allow your district to do is go ahead and set the drill requirements that you guys need, uh, your school to complete. So you’re going to be able to track this in an electronic format. So once you, once you guys decide what the job requirements are, you’re going to be able to publish those real choir requirements to the school site.

So now at the school site level, they will begin, they will be able to begin planning, completing, well maybe they don’t complete. And this will give you guys now and nice compliance dashboard to see which school sites are within compliance. And have completed the drills. The yellow means that they have planned the drill, but not yet completed. And the red means that they are out of compliance with that drill. [inaudible] so that’s the drill management products. Okay. The second piece of the emergency management is the active incident management. Okay. So again, what we have done, we’ve brought in 21st century technology into this space and through a mobile app. And so now what’s going to happen whenever there’s an incident that needs to be initiated on the campus. So let’s take a look at what that looks like when we have an incident. Eisenhower Elementary. So for example, here we’re going to say that we have, uh, our incident commander, and this is going to be an SRO.

And again, if you guys don’t have SRO is it can be anybody from a principal, assistant principal, whoever you guys deem necessary. But what they’re going to do is they’re going to quickly initiate a lot though. So at this point, again, we can be 100% aligned with the standard response protocol. And you’re going to see here what’s going to happen is they’re gonna open up the mobile app, they’re going to initiate the incident. What’s it going to be a lot down at Eisenhower elementary. And they’re going to go ahead and initiate that. So once that has been completed, alerts are now being sent out to the entire building staff and the district emergency team. So this is really just going to compliment anything you guys may do today, such as the PA systems, intercoms, whatever that may be. This is just a compliment that. So now let’s take a look inside the classroom.

What happens? So now, typically what’s going to happen now is the staff’s gonna receive that text message. And what happens is they turn off the lights, lock the door, and they hide in the corner. So now at this point, okay, again, using the 21st century, since you technology mobile app, the teacher will be able to open up the app account for themselves right away where they’re located, and we can automatically sync with your sis to pull the student roster in real time. So at this point you’re going to begin updating the student status, each one of those while you’re stationed in your classroom. And so as you update these statuses of your, of your students, the entire building staff is doing this simultaneously. Now you guys on the district emergency team, we’ll have a nice clean compliance dashboard and you now have visibility into the school that you’ve never had before.

So you’re going to be able to see how many of your students have been marked injured, how many have been accounted for, absent missing, whatever that may be. And we also give you the drill down functionality. So if you see that as a couple students marked injured and you want to begin planning, what’s the quickest route to get the medical team in? We’re going to go ahead and mark who’s been marked injured. We have four students. We can even drill down [inaudible] to the student profile and see who marked them injured and what area they’re located in. We’re also able to pull guardian information as well. So if anybody, if you guys ever needed to make a quick phone call, text, email, you can quickly do that, uh, directly from the mobile app. So that’s our active incident management. So once this happens, this typically leads to an arena’s location. So in this time, in this scenario here, we’re going to do an offsite reunification and we’re going to go ahead and do it at plan a at Meridian Elementary. So this is where we can be set up for you called the SRM, but standard reunification method. So what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna have a [inaudible] [inaudible] district emergency team set up at Merida Elementary. So we’re going to have a student holding area, a guardian greeter area, and then a re unifier desk.

So what’s going to happen now as students begin to arrive to the student holding area, you were going to use your mass notification system to notify the guardian of the reunification instruction. At this point, parents, parent guardians are going to begin showing up. So the first test with the parent guardian, it’s going to be at the Guardian greeter desk. Yeah. So you can see within the app, the greeter is simply working out of the greeter tab. And that individual’s role is this to begin the reunification process. So all they’re going to do is search the student’s name and hit begin.

So here we can initiate that. It was Ms Appian, we can verify and now the reunification has been initiated. So that procedure is going to happen as parents begin to show up as a guardian greeter death. That same procedure right there. Okay. [inaudible] so once all the parents, uh, began to show up, now we’re going to look at the reunified debt. So at the unifier desk are y’all, we’re going to have our runner. And you can see at the top of the mobile device, it says they’re working out of the runner tab. That’s their role with the district emergency team. And all they’re going to do is hit retrieve mix students. So in this case, Theodore was cute as the Mex students would be received. So with the runners is going to do now is they’re going to go to the student holding area retreats, Theodore.

And now you’re also gonna have the real unifier there and again the runner can do this functionality as well, but some districts do have a separate region of fire where now they can see that’s Theodore is on the way. They can call that parent up to the front. The runner is going to show up with [inaudible] [inaudible] and this is where you guys have the identification verified. Once again with that parent we’re going to hit reunify. You can have the parents sign off and then you’re going to have [inaudible] full reunification summary of that dude from start to finish and one of the nice features as well that we hear from a lot of our districts is that’s kind of an underrated feature in our eyes is the automatic text that goes out because what typically happens is at the end of the reunification you’re going to have multiple guardians show up, aunts, uncles, so if they aren’t approved guardian within the system, they will automatically receive a text message that notifies all the guardians. Dan Theodore was picked up at that point. The parent Guardian and the student are off and we are often happily ever after. So with that said, we’re going to go ahead. I’ll pass it back over to Shannon to begin the Q and. A.

Okay. I will now move into the Q and a [inaudible] section. So as you have questions, um, please feel free to put those into the question box and where you will get those answered for you. We do have [inaudible] several questions coming in right now from our audience. In just a reminder, if we do not get to your question today, we will follow up with you directly after the Webinar today. The first question is for Clayton Clayton. This comes from a consortium who works with several districts within their region and they’re saying art, some of their districts use the SRP and frm and some of them do not. Does raptor [inaudible] the raptor emergency management system a dead fit for those who do, who do you use the SRP and the SRM and those who do not and how does it work?

Align with the SRP?

Yeah, absolutely. So our product can be configured with really any type of training that you guys undertake. But we are 100% aligned with the, uh, with the SRP and the SRM. So we are partnered with the, I love you guys foundation. Yeah. So we have, we’ve adopted a lot of their policies and procedures when it comes to how we implemented our products. But that’s not to say we don’t fit any other trainings or can’t customize things, but we are 100% alignment with [inaudible] with the SRP and the SRM. Thank you so much Clayton. Next question is for chief brack. How can the district better align crisis font and prevention with their local law enforcement teams? Yeah, well I think, um, if, if a district’s, um, if districts have a contract services with there first responders with their either sheriff’s Department or their police department, um, the time to do that is probably in the summer or a month or so before school starts to build those relationships with the, the officers that they’re going to have in their schools. Build the relationships with the supervisors and the chief of police. Um, to make sure that everybody’s on the same page and to also review those emergency response plans that they should have on file so that, uh, first responders are in the loop, they know where to go, they know what to, how to respond, but when it comes to the school, uh, just make sure that they know corridors, they know the layout of the campus and, um, that’s, that’s what needs to happen up front instead of on the, at the time that the incident occurs.

Hey, thank you. Chief. Next question for Clayton here is, are we able to upload facility maps or emergency procedures into the raptor emergency management system? Yeah, absolutely. You can. You can upload those masses, uh, [inaudible] buildings into the, into the app and anybody can quickly access them. She probably have one question regarding anonymous reporting. Are you familiar with districts who have used either face to tell or stop it or prevention, uh, within their districts dog? No, none of no school districts that do use it, that method oh two, I guess to get tips from students and have you, what would be effective in prevention? Yeah, I think here in the Houston area, the Houston area, um, a crimestoppers of Houston is probably, um, the, the best organization that I’ve seen that does that well because they also pay, um, students and pay individuals, adults, our students or parents, whoever they do, um, they pay pay rewards for those tips.

And so, um, there are plenty of other companies and systems out there that um, [inaudible] let you kind of set that up, but that it is important to do it. Yes. Thank you chief. Next question is okay. The cost of the raptor emergency management system. Oh, for the full emergency management system, when you get all three components, it’s going to be about a thousand dollars per day for school sites and that gives you all three products. If you are a visitor management customer, you do get a price break to seven 60. Great. Thank you so much. Thank you again for joining today. We greatly appreciate the information that you shared. Contact Information for both records. Sure. Antsy frag is on the screen now. We do have several upcoming webinars. So to register, please visit raptor tech.com forward slash. Register oh so you will receive an email surveys shortly. If you could please give us your feedback, we would greatly appreciate it. It does help us as we kind of take your input into account and plan for upcoming Webinar topics. We want to ensure those are topics that you are most interested in. This does conclude our broadcast today. Thank you so much for joining us and we hope to see you on the next webinar. Have a great day.

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