In the seventh episode of Paul Timm’s podcast – The Changing Face of School Security, he talks with James Marcella of Axis Communications about the value of K-12 advocacy in organizations including ASIS International, the Security Industry Association and the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools.
As technology evolves, so must the ways we secure our schools. But how do you determine the right solutions for your facility?
In response to critical events or emergencies, schools may feel pressured to act quickly when it comes to safety and security. While it’s important to respond to such concerns, many schools are left with equipment that’s outdated or not effective for their specific needs.
- The value of K-12 advocacy organizations in safety & security
- Applications for video surveillance technology in access control
- The importance of integrating technology into operational planning
Who is James Marcella?
James Marcella is the director of industry associations for Axis Communications, a network technology company and industry leader in video surveillance, access control, intercom, and audio systems.
Meet the host
Paul Timm, Director of Education Safety for Allegion, is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), author of School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program, and a nationally acclaimed expert in physical security. He is also a member of PASS, CSC, ASIS International’s School Safety & Security Council and IASBO (Illinois Association of School Business Officials) Risk Management Committee. Since 1999, Paul has conducted physical security assessments and provided technical assistance for clients nationwide and in Canada.