Private School IT Manager Surveillance Interview

By: Dan Gelinas, Published on Feb 22, 2019

This IT manager describes himself as the "oft-maligned IT person" whose "opinions may not always be appreciated by the integrator crowd." But he is here to share his perspective.

This undisclosed interviewee is the IT manager at a private US school, managing their surveillance system. What considerations did they have and what challenges did they face securing their campus and keeping their kids safe? In the interview, the manager explains:

  • Who runs their security?
  • How they work with integrators
  • What problems and successes they have had with integrators
  • What type of cameras and recorders / VMS they use
  • How they evaluated and why they choose or rejected Axis, Dahua, Genetec, Hikvision, and Milestone?
  • Converged or dedicated network for surveillance?
  • What remote viewing and remote access approach do they use?
  • And details of their system including frame rate, redundancy, PTZ usage and more.

Note: this is the second in our new series (see our fist entry Casino Surveillance Pro Interview) and if you are an end user interested in sharing your thoughts, email Dan at dan@ipvm.com.

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  • *** **** ***** ********?
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  • **** **** ** ******* and ********* / *** they ***
  • *** **** ********* *** why **** ****** ** rejected ****, *****, *******, Hikvision, and *********?
  • ********* ** ********* ******* for ************?
  • **** ****** ******* *** remote ****** ******** ** they ***?
  • *** ******* ** ***** system ********* ***** ****, redundancy, *** ***** *** more.

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****: *** **** **** you **** ******** **** security/IT ** *** ******?

*'** **** ** ***** here *** ** *****. This ** ** ***** year ** ******** ** Technology. ****** ****, * was ******** **** ** in * ********** ****. Our ******** *****-*** *** been ** *** **** year *** * ****. We ******* **** ** needed ** **** **** on *** ****** *** have **** ******* **** what *** ***** **. Part ** ** *** a *********** ** *** accreditation *******. ** ****** to **** ****** ********. And ******** ******* ** just * ** ********* right ***. ** ******* that ** ** **** in ********, **’** *** guardian ** ***** ****, so ** **** ** do **** *****.

****: **** *** ****** also **** * ******** director ** ** *** have ******* ************** *** the ******** ** *** school?

** ** *** **** a ******** ******** *** and *** ******* ************** for ******** ** *** has ****** ** **. When ** **** ******, we **** * **** of ******** *** **** has ****** ** *** system, *** *** ******* responsibility ** ****.

****: *** ******** **** equipment: ******** ********* ** a ********** ****/********** ** combination ** ****?

** **** **** **** recent ***** ***** **’** added ****** ******* *** surveillance *** **** ********** in-house. ** ** ** all. ** **** ** integrator **** **’** ****** with ** *** **** and **** ****** *** of *** **** ***** systems. ** **** **** an ******** ****** ******* system ** *** ********* and **** ****** ****.

****: ** *** **** student ******* **** **** with ***?

** ** *** *********. We **** *** ****-***** programs ** *** ****, but ******* ***** ***.

****: *** ** *** evaluate/select ******** *********** ** work ****?

** ******** *** ***** with **** ***** *** plans *** *** **** propose **** ****** ** this ********** *******. ** evaluation ** **** *** that * ****** *** not ********* **** ***** knowledge. **** ****** ** bring ** **** **** called ***** ****** ***** guy. ** **** ******* with *** ***** ********* management *** ** *** only ******* ** ***** in * ********** ******** network. * ********* * VLAN, *** ** *** immediately ******** ** ** that **** ****’* **** know **** * **** was. * ***** ***** knowledge ** ** ********** to ******* **** ** wanted ** **********. **** were **** ******* ** propose * ****** ******. They **** **** *** that’s *** **** **** interested ** *****. *** elevators *** **** *** they **** **** *** we've **** ****, *** it’s *** ********* **** we ****** ** *** any ******* ****. ** haven’t **** ****** ***** with **. * *** really **** ********** ** having ** **** ****** that ***** ** ********** by ******* ********* ******** layers ** ** ****** to ****** *** * didn’t **** ** ** beholden ** * ********** integrator *** *** ******* the **** ** *** kingdom.

****: **** **********************. **** ******** **** you ****?

**’** ***** *** **** cameras, ****** *** * couple ******** **** ** our ******* **** **’** integrated **. *** * plan ** ******* ***** as * ***. *** VMS ********** ************ ********** ****’* **** *********** all ** *** ****** control ***** ** ****. We’re ***** **** ** an *******. **’* **** working **** *** ****** controllers ** *** **** system. *** ***** **** from **** ** *** one **’** ***** *** it *** ***** **** Synology. **’* *** ********** level—it’s *** ******* ** anything **** ****—*** *** what ** *** *** at *** *****, *’* very *********. ** **** 3 ********* ******* ** different ********* **** ********. It’s *** ********** *** we’re **** ** ****** everything ** * ****** interface. ** *** ********* I/O ** ** ******* our **** ***** ** know ** ****’** ***** accessed *************. *'* ****** happy **** **** ** have *** **** ** costs. * ****, ***** we *** **** *** ourselves, ** **** **** limited ** **** ** could ***, ******* *** whole ******** ***** ** so ****** **** *** channel *****. 

****: *** *** *** find ********? ****’** *** that **** *****. *** did *** **** ****?

**’** *** * ******** NAS ****** ** *** inventory *** **** *****. We **** ** *** it ** * **** server *** *** ** our ******** ******* *** then ** **** ** collected ****, *** ** I *** ***** ******** on ******* ** ***** use, ** **** **** up. ** *****, * dismissed **, *** * knew **** **** ********** with *** **** ****** control *******. *** ** the ***** *******, **** were ********* ** *** access *********** ***** ** mesh ****. **** *** a ******** ** *** software ** ***** **** updated *** **** * more ****** ******* ******** over *** *********** *** they’re ******* ***** ******** from ******** ****** **** being ** ********* **** the ***, *** ****’* when * ****** ** it ** * **** viable ******** *** **.

****: ** *** ****** anything **** *** ****** at? *****? *********?

* ****** ** ********* and ***** ***** **** and ** ****** **** great ******** *** ********, but * ***** **** what * *** *** the ***** ****’* ****** a ****** ********. ****, their ****** *********** ** Milestone ****** *** *** what ** ****** ** be. ** *** **** of * ********* ***********. It *** **** *************, but ** ****’* ********** control **** *** ********** controllers. ** *** **** a ***** ********** **** from *********** *** ****** a ******* ******** *** us. ** *** * walkthrough ** *** ******, and * *** ********* with *** ****** *** would **** ***** ** have **, *** **** budget-wise, ** ***** *** extend ********* *** ****** to *** **** **.

****: *** *** ******** any **** ** ***?

* ********* ********** *** Milestone *****, *** ***** than ****. *** **********, the ****** **** ***** on *** ***** *** me. * **** ** with *** ************* ************ of ***** ******** *** I ****’* ********** ** pursuing ** *** *** price.

****: ** *** **** have ******** **** *******************, ************ **** ***** lack ** ** *********?

* **** ** *****, I **** ******* **********. But **** *** ********** FA **********. ** ***** case, ***** **-***** ********* of *** ** **** of ****** ****** ** be *******. **** ****** just *** ** * completely ******** ******* *** security *** *****’* ******* to ******** ******** **** and *** **, **** was * ***-*******. *** other ********** **** *********** was ** * ***** other *****. **** ****** on **** ****** *******. I ****’* **** *** qualms ***** ***** ** knowledge ** ***.

****:** *** **** ** the ****** ** **** security ********** ******* **** it ***** ** **** security **** ** ** you ** *** ******** yourself *** ******* ********/*********?

*’* * ****** *** a ********** *** * like ** ** ** much ******** ** * can. * **** ** know **** *’* ******* about ** **** ** I ***. ** * was **** ********** ** looking *** ******* **** it *** * *** going ** ** ********** in. ** **** * initially ****** **** ** integrator, * **** ****, “This ** **** * know *** **** ** what * ****.” **** whole ********** *** * turn *** ******* **** were **** ********** ** selling **** **** **** and *****’* ********** ** looking ******* *** ***. I ****** ****** *********** that **** *** *** could ** *********** ****** the ******. *** **** wasn’t ********* **** **** interested ** *********.

****: ** *** **** a ********* ** ********* network?

**’* *********. *** ******** traffic ** ****** ** it’s **** ********** ** certain ***** *** *********.

****: **** **** *** choose *** **** *** other?

* ***** *** ******** concern ** ** **** fallback. “** ** ***** to ** ******** ** it’s ********** ******** ****.” But ***** *** **** to ** **** **** careful *************. ** **** 5 ********* ** ****** and ****'** *** ********* with *****. *** ** don’t **** ***** ***** to *** ** ********** separate ********. ** ***’* have *** **************. *** then ** ****** ** be **** ** **** access ** ******* ********. We *** **** **** happen **** * ****** connection *** ** ***’* have ** ** ***** drops ** ******* *********.

****: ** *** ******* remote ******* ** ******?

** ***’* *********. * have ******, *** * have * *** ** my *****. ****** **** has ****** ** ** off ******. *****’* ** port ********** ***** ** can ** ********. ******** only *** ******.

****: ** ***'** *** 5 ********* *** ********* with *****. **** *** used * ******** **** ever? *** ** **, what ********* **** *** used?

***, **'** *** * main ********* *** * couple ************ **** *** connected **** ******. *** it’s ****** *** *: We **** *** **** Academic *****, *** ******* Lounge *** *********, *** Activity ******/***, *** ********* for *** *****, *** female **** ** *** top * ****** ** the ******** ******** *** then *** ****** **** Building. ** *****'* **** wireless. We’ve ********* ** *** a ********** ** *** football ***** *** ******* we ****** *** ***** from **** ******** *** our ****** ********** ***’* always **** ********. ****’* not ****** * ******** thing, ******.

****: **** *** ******** any ****** ** ********* (cameras, ***, ********, ***.) within **** ****** *** if ** **** **** you ****** *** *** they ***** **** *** switch?

*** ***** ** ****** fresh, ** ** *****’* switched ***** **’** *******. We’re ****** **** *** Axis ** *** ******* and *** ****** *********** and **** *** ******** system **** **.

****: ****, ** ***, external ************* ****** ** they ** *******?

** *****’* **** ******* any ******** ****** ***. We’re ******* ** **** things ** ** *** phishing ******* **** *** staff, *** ** ***’* have *** ****** **** we’re ******** ** ****.

****: *** ***** ** you ******** *** ****** and ******** **********?

**** ** **********, ******. It’s *** *’* ** IPVM ******. ** *** been * ****** ***** resource *** *********** *********** in ****-***** **********. **'* easy ** **** ******* info *** *****, *** it's **** ** **** the **-***** *****. ***** was ******** *********** ** **** **** said *** **** ****** really ***** **** ** the *** ******* * **** **’* the ********. * *** because * *** *** more **-***** ***** ***** of ******* *** ********. I’m ********** ******* *** reading ***** ****’* *** and ****'* ***** ** I *** **** ** top ** **** **** of *****.

****: *** ** **** process ******* (*.*. *** do *** ********/***** *** cameras *** ******** ****** the ******** ********* ******?) You ** ******* *********?

** *** * ****** and ******** ********* **** met ** ****** **** we ***** ******* ******* to ******* **** ** was **** ** ****** and **** *** ***** were. *** **** ** gets **** ** ******** or ******* ********* **** has **** ** **.

****: **** ** **** typical *** ** **** cameras?

** *** **** ** 15 *** *** *** recording. ** ** **** a **** ******* ******. Typically **’** **** *** some *** ****** *** some *** ***. **** are ****. **’** ** full ******* ** *** camera ** **** *** then ** **** **** a ***** ********** ****** that’s ******* ** ******** they *** *** ********** and ****'* ********* *****.

****: *** **** ****** of ********** *** ***** into **** ***/******/*******/***** ************?

** **** * ***** power **** ** ****** in *** **** ******** that *** **** ** running *** ***** ** minutes ** ** **** a ***** *****. ** all *** ********* ******* and *** *** ** infrastructure *** ******* **** that. *** ** **** building, *** ******** ** that ** *** ******* operations ****** *** **’** backed ** *****. ** all *** ***** ***** we **** ******* ***** backups, *** ********** ** power-backed-up ** ******* *** recorders **** *******. *** then ** **** ******** on *** ********. ** have *** * *****. They *** **** ******* that *** ******** ** them *** **** **** are *** ******* ********* for ***** *******, *** if *** ***** ** fails **** ** *** other *** **** ** the *****.

****: ** *** **** any **** ****** **********? Or *** **** ******* used ** ** ***** trail ****?

** ** **** ** our **** ******, ** have * ****** **** has—not **** *** **** cameras ** *** ** it—but **’* ********** **** and *** **** ****** secretary ******** ** **** to **** ****** **** loitering ** *** *****. That **** ** *****. Then ** **** ** our ***********, ** **** screens ***** *** ********* there *** ***** ***** individual *****.

****: ** *** *** any **** ** *** most ** **** ******* bullets *** *****?

** ** *** **** any **** **’** ***** right ***. * **** one ** * **** bench **** *’* ******* at *** *’* *** using ** ********.

****: *** *** ***** using *** ****** *******?

**. *** ** *** cameras *** ** *******.

****: **** ******* ************** are ***** **** ****** surveillance ****** ******* ************—**** cameras ** ** ****** building ** ** * retail *******?

**’** ****** ********* **** a *** ********* ****** of ********** ***********. ***** of ***, ** ****** to **** **** ** every ******** ** ***** building. ***’* ****** ** and ***’* ***** ***. Then, ** ******, *** public ***********, ********, ***. Then ** ****** ** problem ***** ***** ** want ** ***** ****** from *********. ** ****** to *** “*** *** we ***** ** ***** our ********* *****?" ** have **** ***** ************* of *** **** **** these ****** **** ****. This ** ***** ****. We ***’* **** ** be *********, *** ** want ** ****** * safe ***********. **, ** the ***, ** ******* to *** ******* ** the ******** *** *** lounge ***** *** ** let ******** ****. ** aware. ** ************* ******* and ****** *************. **** decision *** ****** ********. Just **** ******* ** had * ***** ********* that ** **** **** to ***** *** ** those *******. *** * didn’t **** ** ** involved ** **. *** Dean ** ******** *** able ** *** **** the ****** *** ****** footage *** ***** **. It's **** **** ** be **** ** **** others ****** ** ***********.

****: *** ***** **** your ******* ****** *** to ***** *** * problem? *** *******, ***** up * *****, ***** a ******* ******** *****, stop * ********* *******, etc.?

** **** * ****** great *********** ****. ** don’t **** * *** of ****** **** ******** or ******** **** ****. The ********* * **** mentioned *** *** ***** time ** *** * theft *****. **’** *** lost ***** *** **’** been **** ** ** back *** ***** ** find *** ***** ***** people *** **** ****. But **** **** *** done ** **’* ******* us ** ****** ********** in *** *********. **’* showed ** ***** ****** have **** *** ***** access ***** ** *** people ** *** ****’* have ******. **’* **** helped ** ** *** when ******** *** *** when ****’** *** ******** to ** ** ** areas ****'** *** ******** to **. ** **'* helped ** ** ***** areas **** **** *** with ******** ********. ** did **** ** ******** when *** ****** ********** came ** ** *** footage **** **** ** our ******** **** ** help *********** ** ******** that ****'* ****** ** the ****** *** *** footage *** ******** ***** to ** *******. **** wanted ** *** ** a ******* ****** ****** by ** * ******* time. 

****: *** *** ***** any *********, ***, ** facial *********** *** ******** at **** ******?

**, **’** *** ***** any ** **** *****. I ***** ***** *** never. **’* ********, *** we ***’* **** *** plans ** *** **** that ***. ** ***’* want ** **** *** creep ****** *** ***. We **** *** ******** appreciation **** *******—********** ***** who *** *** ** the ****—**** **’** ***** these ******* ** ** sure *** *********** ** secure *** ** **** who ** ** ****** and *** ***’*. ** a ******** *********, * lot ** ***** **** are **** *** ****, the ***** **** ** the *****. *****'* * lot ** *****. ****'** here *** **** **** with ** *** ****'** our **************. **, ***** has **** * **** appreciation **** **’** ********** some ** ***** ******.

****: *** **** *** current ******* ** ***** where ** **** ** increased ********* ** ****** shootings ****** **** *** of ******** *** ******?

**’** *********** *** ** these ****** ** ****** that********* ****. * ****, we're ** * ***** town *** **, ** course, **** ***, *** there’s ****** *** ******. There *** * ***** threat ******** ** *** news **** *** **** of *** ****** **** in **. ** **** able ** ******** *** give ***** ******* ** the **** ****** ** our ******. **’** **** to ***** * ******* credential ** ***** ******* now ***** ** ********* we ***** ***** **** done **** * **** key. **** **** **** to ***** **** *** campus. ** ******** ****** security *** ******** **********. Our ******** **** ******* the * ********* ** the ****** *** ***. We’ve ******** ** ****** every ******** **** ****** and ***** ******* **** access, *** ******** **** their ******* ** ***** is ***** ********** *** they're ***** **** ***** to *** **. ** used ** ** **** doors **** **** **** and ****** ***** **** in. ** **** **** a ******* ********** ****** that **’** *****. *** visitor ***** **** ** and **** * ***** taken *** ** ** badge. *** ****** ****** employees *** ********. ** know ***’* **** *** can ***** ****** *** as **** **** *** go. ** **** ** look ** *** ***** aspects ***** *** ****** spurred ** *** *** insane ****** ********* ** the *****. ** **** to **** **** ********* our ************** ** ******* the ****** ** *** care. ***** **** ** locked. ***** **** ** monitored *** **** ******** and **** ***** **** into */** **** *** us **** ** ******** whether ** *** ****'** open. *** ** **** local ****** ** ***** exterior ****. *** ***** that *** ** *** system *** ****** ****** and ** *** ******* has ****** ** * certain **** ***** ** gets **** **. **** places ***** ** ***’* want *** ******** ** be ************, **** **** a ******* ** *** them **. ********** ** tied **** **** ****. If **** **** ** they ********* **** **** of ** ***** **** because **** ***’* *** around, **** ***’* *** lunch, ***.

****: * *** ** schools, ********* *** ***** lock *** ****** ** schedules, *** ****'* *** the *** *** ** it?

**. ****'** ****** ******. During *** ****** *** all *** ********* *** locked *** ** *** students ***'* **** ***** cards, **** ***'* ** between *** *********. **** of ** ** ******* we're *****. **** *** students **'** ** * level ***** ** *** do ****. 

****: **** ***** ******** measures, ***** **** *******, are *** ***** ** help ****** *** ****** and *** ********.

*** ****** ******* **** Axis **** *** ******. Then ** **** **** position ********** *** *'** explored ******** *** ***** buttons. We ** **** * lockdown ***** ******. **** certain **********, ***'** **** to **** * ******* code *** **** ********* a ******** ***** **** goes ** ***** ******** speaker ** *** ********. We ***’* **** * remote *** **** **** do ****, *** * have **** ********* *** that ******* **** *’* testing. *** ******, **’** in * ******** ******** with *** ********* ***** locked. **’** ************ * system **** * ******* called ******** **** ** the ***** ** * lockdown, ** ****** *** our ********* *** ***** devices ** ***** ** campus *** ****** *** communication ** * ****** situation. *** ****’* *** necessarily **** **** ******** else ** **** ******. There *** **** ***** alarms ** *** *****. We **** ****** **** have **** ** ***** for ***** **** *** designed ** *** ** know ** ******* ****** the **** ***** ******. They're ******** ** **** the **** ** ** someone’s ****** ** ***** out. ** *** ********* dormitory ********, ***** ** the ***’* ****, ****’* how ** *****. ** you **** * **** after *****, ** ******. In *** ******** ********. It’s *** *** ********—***** in ****—*** ***** *** motion ******* ** *** halls **** **** ***** if *** ***** *** out *** ***** ***** hours. ****’* **** *** reason ** **** ****** on *** *********. ******** can’t *** *** ********* at *****.

****: ** ******* *** security * *******?

***** *** * *** of **** ** *** this ******* ****, ** they **** ******* ** fund **, *** **** was ****** ******. ** knew ** ****’* ***** to **** ** ** and *** ** ******** company ** **** ** and *** **** *** up *** ********* *** us. ** *** ********** a *********, *** **’** a ******* *********** ** there’s ** ****** ******* for **. **** ** the ********* *** ** was **** **** *** a ****** *** ****** on ** ** *** accrediting **** **** ** needed ** ** ****. One *** ** *******, we ****** ** **** it ******. *** ** really **** ****** **** they ********. **’** **** cost ********* ** ********** were **. ** ********** as * ***** ** cost-conscious *** *** ******* was ** *********. *** we ****’* **** ** skimp. ** *****’* ******* to ** ** ***’* Club *** *** * box ******. ********** ***** we **** ***** **** ourselves, * ****’* **** that ****** ****** **** tied ** ** * particular ******** *** ** didn’t **** ** ** be ** ****** ****** together **** ** * or ******* **** ** my ***** **** **** wouldn’t ** **** ** work ** ** *** it. ** ****** ** to ** **** ******* who *** **** ** knowledge ***** **** ** and **** ******* *** add ***** ***** ********* if **** ****** **. If **** ****** ** call ** ** ********** to **** **** ****, I ****** **** ** be **** **. ** wanted ** ** **** good ***. * **** that’s ******** ***********, *** I’ve ****** **** *********** before *** **** *** conduit ** ********** *** make ** **** **** ugly. ** ***** ** keep ********** ** *** walls. ** **** *** time ** *** **** in *** **** ** look **** *** ** wouldn’t ** **** ** have **** **** **** an **********. *** ***** guy * **** **** is ****** **** ** working **** *** ******* wiring ***** ***** *** well ******* * ****** like ***** *** ****** design.

****: *** ***** ****** for ******** ************ *** take ********* **? ** so, *** ** *** find *** ****** *** apply ***? *** ******** companies * ******** ** that ******?

* *** *** ** extensive ******** ** ****, so ** ********** ** that *****’* *** **** available ** ** ** that *****. ** ***** be * ***** ***** add ** ** ********** did ****, *** ******** and ********** ** **** grant ********* *** ***** we **** ********. ** would ******* **** *** the ******** ****. *’* used ** ****** ** spin **** **** ***** and **** ****** ****** with ** *********. *** I ***** *** *** aspect. * ***** ********* that *********** ***** ***** from *** ****** ***** is **** ***** *** lots ** ** ****** here *** ** ********** new **********. ***** *** a ********** ****** ***** the ******* *** ****** solutions *** *** ****’** so **********. ***** ***** of ********* *** *** personally ********** ** **. But * *** *** they **** * ******. They ***** ********** ***** one **** *** ********** is **** ** ********** as * ********* ***. It *** ** ****** budgeted. *** ***’* **** to ***** ***** ******* improvements *** **’* ******** nicely **** * **** GUI. *** *** ***** it ** ************** *** show ****. ** *** age ** ******, **** everything ** ******* **** kind ** ********* **** works. * *** *** those ********* *** ****** success *** * ***** integrators, ****** **** ******* these ***** ** *********, need ** ***** ***** how ** ****** ***** business ****** ** ****** to ***** *********.

****: *** ********** ****** placement?

* ********** *** ****** placement *** ********** ** this *******. ****** *** conversation *** “***** *** we ****** ***** **** need ** ** *******?” We ***** ** *** coverage ** *** *** open ***** *** * did **** *** ** the****** ************* ***** ******** *** PPI ************.

****: *** **** *** management ** ************ ****** from ***** ********* ******* in **** **********?

* **** * ******* ritual ***** * **** in *** ** ** systems ****** ** **** sure ******* ** ************. I ***** *** ******** view. *** ******** ****** overnight **** * **** to **** ****? ** the **** ** *** of **, ***** **’** using ****** **** ******** components ***** ** *** IT *****, * *** tie ** ******** ** my ******* ********** *******. We *** ****. *** we *** *** ******. The ***** *** * work ****, **’** ** looking ** ** *** will *** ****** ** the ****’* ******* *** it ***** *** * screenshot *** **’** ** check ** **.

****: *** **** ******* and *****?

** ******* ** ****** and **’** ******* ** add ** ****, ****** exterior *******. ** **** pretty **** *** ** our ******** ****** ***** covered. ** ***** ********** right *** *** **’** looking ** *** * more, *** **** ** those **** ** ******** doors **** **’** *** to *** ******. ** our *******, ** **** record ** ****** ***** now. **’** ***** *** Axis ****** ********* ***********, and ** **** **-*** retention. ** ***** ********** locally **** **** *** Synology ***. **’** *** recording ******* ** ***.

Comments (24)

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* ***** ***** ** times, *** *** ****** only ****** *** ***. The ****** ****** ****** by **** *** ******** known ** '** *****' is *******. **** ** a ***** ** ***** issue ** *** **** world.

***** **** ******* ** a *********** ***** * have **** ***** ** the ****** ** **** that ** **** ******* broken ********* ** * shared *******. ** ** example * *** ***** of ** ***** * instances **** **** **** I ***** ** ******* involved **.

*** ** * *** of *** *********** *** majority ** ** ********* will **** ** ******* with ***** *** ******* separate ***** ***** ********. I *** *** ******** walk **** **** * 250K *** ******* ** site ** ****** ** use ****** ************** & have ***** ******* ** that **************.

 

 

 

** ** *********** **** interactions **** ** *** often ********. ** *** grand ****** ** ** the ****** **'** ******* about **** *** ****** basic, *** *****'* ********* a **** ***** ** talent ** *** *****. There *** ***** ******* for ******** **************, *** there *** ***** ******* for ********* ** ** be ****** ********* ***** a ******** *** ********** managed **************. *** ****** driving *** ******** ******* converged ** ******** **** be ********* ** ***** organization. **** ** *** user ***********, * ***** one ** *** *** questions **** ***** ** be ***** ** ***** interests *** **** ***** served ** *** ********. It ** **** ** see *** *** ********* of *** ********** *** served ** ********* * completely ******** ******. **** results ** **** ********, likely **** ***** *** an ********* ***** ** lock-in *** *** ********. That's *** *********** ***, but * ***** ***-**** will ** ******** ***** factors. ****** ***** *** interests ** ** ************ served ** ******* ** into * ******** ***** it******** ** * ****** outside ****** *** ***** the **** ** * purchased *****. ********, ** would ** ************* ** me ** *** *** organization **** * ******** where ** **** **** only ** **. 

*** *******;**** *** ******* transformation *** ***** ******** threats, *** ***** **** to **** *** ** people ******* *** ******* from *** *********; ********** if ** ** ** enterprise ********.

***** *******, * ***** love ** **** ** they **** ******* * EOP **** ************ ********* an ****** ******* ***** on ****** ** *** type ** ********* ****** from *** *********** ****. Additional, ** *** ********** that ** ** ***** part ** *** ******** incident ******** **** *** utilized **** ****** ** exercises *** ********* ** test *** ******** ** their ****. 

** *** ********* ** the ******* ** ********* these ***** ** ***** of *** ******** ****** landscape *** *** *** security ************ **** **** been *********. *** ***** we **** ********** ** a ***** ***** ** a ****** ********* ** effective, ****-****, *-*** ************* between **************, ***** *** first **********. ** *** addressing **** **** ** app-based ****** *** ******** and ************* ***** *** automatically ******** ****** ****** to *** ******. ************* through **** ******** **** be ********* ** * part ** *** ***** process. * ******* **** we **** ******* ******** is *** *** ** central ************ ** ****** in ******** ***** *** assess *********** ** *** lockdown ******. 

*'* * ****** ****** staffer - ******* ***** app-based ****** *** *** ********?

******** - ** ** not **** * ****** app, ** ** **** deployed ** *** ********* and **** ***** ***** as ****.

** ****** **** *** doing ********** *****... **** for ***!!!  *** *** want ** **** * look ** ****-**** (**) it ** * ***** resource *** ******** ***, responding ** *** ********** from * ******* *****.  Additionally *** *** **** guidelines **** ******** **** month.

*** ***** ** ***** about: ** **** ***** have **** * ****** shooter ********* **************** ** **** ******.  And ***** **** *****'* mean ***** ***** **** be, ** **** **** that **** ******** ******* resources ** ******** **** specifically ********* **** *** extremely ******** ****** ** ****** ********* wasteful.  **** ****** *************, good ***** *** *****, and ******* (*** ********) EOP's ** **** * would ***** **.

** **** ***** **** been * ****** ******* incidents ** ******* ******* ** **** ******.

** **** ****? *'** never ******* ***** **** distinction *** **** ******** around ***. **** **** I *** ** ***, it ***** **** ***** are ************ ****** ******** *** also ***** ******* *******, e.g.,**** *******:

***** **** ** ********* as ******* ***** ***** 1990, **** ** (** percent) ********* ** ****** schools *** **** * (7 *******) ** ******* schools. ******* ********** *** high ******* ****** ****** 10 *******, ******* ******* schools *** ******** **************** in *** ******** **********, but *** ** ***** have ***** ** * couple **** ********* ****** place ** ******* ****** than ****** ******* ** sway *** ****** ** the ***** *********. 

****************'* ***** "****** *******" incidents, ** ****** *** homicides.  ***** ** * distinction.  Gun ********* *** ******** **** as **** ** **** have ***** *** **** the **** **** ***** can't ******** ****.

*************:

 ********* ****** ********** ** Homeland *************** ******** ********* "** ********** ******** engaged ** ******* ** attempting ** **** ****** in * ******** *** populated ****; ** **** cases, ****** ******** *** firearms *** ***** ** no ******* ** ****** to ***** ********* ** victims."[*]

** ******* ****** *** had ** "****** *******" yet.

"*** ********* *** ******** over ** **** ** they **** ***** *** even *** **** **** plans ***'* ******** ****."

**** ** **** ************* ****"******, *** ******* **" same ********* **********. *** leveraging ********** *** ****** a ***** **** *** delay ***** ********** (***) entree ** ** *** buildings ** ******* *** to *** *******.  *** to ******* *** *** of ********** *** ******* the ******* ** ******** the *********, ******* *** safety ** ***** ********** and **** *****. *** chances ** ********* * mass ************ ****** **** down **** **** ****** the ****** **** *********. Stop *** ***** ******** is *** ***** ******** in **** *****. **** to *** ****... *** type ** ***** *** can ** ***** **** better ** ***** ** a **** ** *****!

* ******* *** ********* outcome ** * ******* event ******** *** *-** or *** ** ******* a **** **** ************ addresses ********** **, *** recovering **** * ****** Shooter/Active ****** *****.  **** of *** ******** ********* for ** *** ***** have ***** ** *** critical ******** ********.  **** states ******* ******* **** drills ******* ***** *** not **** * ***** fire ** * ** school *** **** ***** years.  * ******* *********** builds **********.

"*** ** **** ********, the ******** ** **** is *** ******* ********** center *** **’** ****** up *****."

** **** ** **** building ***** ** * river?

*'** **** **** **** one **** ****** ******* in ********* *** ******* before.... ***** ** *** lots ** ** ********* will *** ****** ***** stuff ** *********.

...***** ** *** **** of ** ********* **** not ****** ***** ***** in *********.

****, **** ***’* **** working ** *** ********...

* ******* **** * read "********" *** "***" in *** **** ********...

** *** ******* ****** of ******, * **** to *** *** ** working ** **** ******** and ****** **** ** currently ****** *****, ** my ****** ******* *** downside ** *** **** convergence **** ****** ******** and *** ****, ** that

********** *** *** *** potential ** ** ******** !!!! ******. ** *** coming ***** ***'* ** surprised ** ***** *** 6 *'***** **** *** hear ***** **** *** level ******* ******** ** get ******** ****** ** some ***** *** ******* company ******** *** ****** stealing ** ********* *** log ** *********** ** Bugging * ****** ** an *** ****.. * know *** ******, ******* there's ****** ** ***** still ** *** **** for ****** **** *** right ***** *** ******* to *** **** **..

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