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3.29 Domestic Security

3.29 Domestic Security

Chapter 3.00: School Administration




I. The Superintendent shall establish a District domestic security plan that is consistent with the requirements of National Incident Management System (NIMS). The District plan shall include a plan for each school and facility operated by the School Board. The Superintendent shall ensure that the plan is consistent with NIMS requirements.

II. The domestic security plan shall include the following components: A. Access Control

The District shall control access to and enhance the security of school campuses, District facilities and transportation by implementing access control procedures and practices.

B. Emergency Equipment

The District shall ensure that emergency equipment and supplies are available and operable and that communication between school/District personnel and first responders is readily available.

C. Training

Initial and follow-up training shall be provided for school/District personnel, students and state and local partners. New employees shall receive training relevant to the position. When an employee is reclassified to a different position, his/her training record shall be reviewed and appropriate training shall be provided.

D. Communication and Notification Procedures

The District shall ensure that external and internal communication and notification procedures are developed and implemented.

E. Coordination with Partners

The District shall ensure coordination with state and local partners by establishing and maintaining a close working relationship with local law enforcement agencies, first responders and the county emergency operations center and participating on the Regional Domestic Security Task Force (RDSTF).

F. Vulnerability Assessment

The District shall establish standards for assessment and shall assess vulnerability of all District schools and facilities.

III. The District plan including all school and facility plans shall be reviewed annually or more frequently if needed. Modifications shall be made and communicated to relevant school/District personnel and emergency management officials. Conditions which may warrant interim review and possible modification of the plan include addition to or renovation of a facility, change in the use of a facility, change of grades served by a school, new programs added to the school, and change in security threat level

IV. The Superintendent shall request documentation of compliance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) standards from the county emergency management agency and shall obtain certification of compliance from the Commissioner of Education.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 1001.43, 1001.51, 1001.54, 1006.07, 1006.08, 1006.09,

1006.21, 1013.13, F.S.


HISTORY: Adopted: 01/16/2007

Revision Date(s):

Formerly: New