DHI Releases School Safety & Security Policy Principles

March 26, 2021
Dhi Logo Final Cmyk 56b4d886c1aaf 605e66d1a487c

DHI released its School Safety & Security Policy Principles. The policy principles, the first of its kind for DHI, are built on proven methods that provide safety and security in an education setting and use best practices for door and hardware solutions.

The policy principles were developed by DHI members and experts who have decades of experience, technical expertise and certifications. They focus on why schools must install code-compliant and tested safety and security hardware only.

To support legislators, schools and communities in having conversations on school security, the policy principles reinforce DHI’s stance on security and locking hardware, doors and glass in or near doors. They also include key information to help schools to make informed decisions. The document outlines which community members and government representatives should be involved to prioritize safety and security at the federal, state and local levels.

“DHI is passionately concerned about school safety to protect every student in every situation, every day,” states David M. Sylvester, PSP, president of the DHI Board of Governors. “On any given day, there are real active safety concerns in our nation’s schools — from student violence to fire hazards and outside influences. DHI and our members support safety and security methods that protect all students and invest in their future, while also protecting school teachers, administrators and staff.”

DHI distributed its policy principles to nearly 5,000 state officials across the country to encourage the adoption of proper school safety and security protocols.

Visit: DHI.org/advocacy to read the School Safety & Security Policy Principles.

Request More Information

By clicking above, I acknowledge and agree to Endeavor Business Media’s Terms of Service and to Endeavor Business Media's use of my contact information to communicate with me about offerings by Endeavor, its brands, affiliates and/or third-party partners, consistent with Endeavor's Privacy Policy. In addition, I understand that my personal information will be shared with any sponsor(s) of the resource, so they can contact me directly about their products or services. Please refer to the privacy policies of such sponsor(s) for more details on how your information will be used by them. You may unsubscribe at any time.