Time to Upgrade School PA Systems?

Jun 21, 2024, 11:01 AM

(From Campus Safety Magazine) Schools with PA systems over 10 years old should consider modern upgrades, according to school security expert Jesus Villahermosa. New systems offer greater capabilities, including mobile access for announcements and integration with silent panic buttons per Alyssa’s Law. These advancements enable instant emergency notifications to law enforcement, staff and students, allowing faster response times. Security experts have long recommended that schools have PA systems to ensure clear emergency instructions for all students, including those who are deaf or hearing-impaired. 

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