Safety and Security
Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear.
Mission & Vision
To protect students, staff, visitors, and property by coordinating, collaborating, and integrating activities that allow us to better mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters or emergencies occurring in Poth ISD.
To educate students, parents, and staff about their ongoing role in preparing for emergencies through education, drills, training, and exercises. By creating a culture of preparedness, the safety and security office looks forward to reinforcing relationships and interdepartmental communications throughout the district.
Visitor screening through the Raptor Technologies system
Requiring identification from all visitors who enter the school
Training staff and students on the Standard Response Protocol (SRP)
Training staff and students to be situationally aware and to report any safety concerns
Conducting Safety and Security Audits per Texas Education Code requirements
District and campus emergency operations plans
Coordination with local, state, and federal authorities and first responders
Coordination with regional school partners
Mutual Aid Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding to support collaborative efforts
Drills and exercises to train staff and students on proper emergency response actions
Utilization of Raptor Technologies to immediately initiate SRP and notify 911 dispatch
The use of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS)
Effective public notification systems including Remind
Application of the SRP and the Standard Reunification Method (SRM)
Collaboration with local and state response agencies
Contract with Wilson County to station deputies who monitor all campuses and facilities
Enhanced Guardian plan to vet, train, and arm staff volunteers
A District-Wide Continuity of Operations Plan
Crisis counseling and mental health support teams for staff and students
Reunification of students, staff, and parents
Plans to resume school support services such as food services, transportation, health services, and remote learning options
District-wide collaboration to quickly restore facilities and campuses to resume operations after an incident
- All visitors must check in at the front offices of our campuses with a state ID.
- The secretaries will scan your ID and maintain possession of it until you check out.
- You will be issued a decal that must be worn and visible at all times. You will turn this in after your visit when you pick up your ID.
STOPit Anonymous Reporting
Standard Response Protocol
Safety and Security Committee