Adapting School Security: From the PASS(t) into the Future


Chuck Wilson, the co-founder and chairman of the Board of Directors for the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS), discusses the growth of PASS, its mission, and security resources for schools.


Advocacy for Advanced Tech: Emerging School Safety and Security


James Marcella, the director of industry associations for Axis Communications, speaks about the value of K-12 advocacy in organizations including ASIS International, the Security Industry Association and the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools.

Beyond the Badge: NASRO's Mission to Enhance School Security


In this episode of The Changing Face of School Security, Mo Canady, Executive Director of NASRO, joined host Paul Timm to discuss NASRO's mission partnerships and instructional offerings and trends that involve and affect school resource officers. 

90 Minutes, No Lives Lost: Molly Hudgens’ Story 


This episode features Molly Hudgens, a guidance counselor at Sycamore Middle School. She speaks to her passion for school safety and the importance of School Resource Officers.


From FBI to School Security: Combatting Swatting and Improving in Education


This episode features Jin Kim of PerSec Academy and Advisory Group and The Bureau Consortium and his expertise surrounding school security.


How Technology is Making Schools Safer—and Bullying Easier


In this episode, Jeff Bean, school district safety and security coordinator and founder of SafeSchools4All discusses his experience as an SRO, the importance of education and technology, and more.

Strengthening School Safety Protocols: Lessons Learned from a Tragic Event


In this episode of The Changing Face of School Security, Guy Bliesner, school safety and security analyst shared his experience and lessons learned from the Rigby Middle School shooting.

From Tragedy to Advocacy: Redefining School Security After Sandy Hook


In our first episode to kick off The Changing Face of School Security Podcast, Michele Gay, co-founder and executive director of Safe and Sound Schools shared how the Sandy Hook tragedy affected the landscape of school security.

Preview: The Changing Face of School Security – An Allegion Podcast

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In this podcast, we highlight the changemakers in the K-12 industry—from school security coordinators and analysts to non-profit organizations and trusted advisors in the K-12 solutions space.

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.


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