“If it’s a violent intruder with a weapon, the response team is called,” he said.
Social media threats, such as those made by the alleged killer at a Florida school this week, are also a growing concern, Wyen said.
Within the year, the district is likely to subscribe to a service that monitors and analyzes more than a dozen social media platforms and provides a notification whenever a proximate potential threat is detected.
“There’s not one school district in the state of Ohio that hasn’t had one situation where students have posted something and action had to be taken,” Wyen said.
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“(Students) shouldn’t feel unsafe when they come to school,” he said. “It’s unfortunate that’s kind of the way our society is.