School Boards

Schools are to be safe, positive and respectful learning environments. Schools are multifunctional facilities with the primary function being education. In many cities and regions, schools are used by outside organizations for various community functions. School security must be flexible, but ensure a safe and secure environment for staff and students with the ability to incorporate emergency lockdown and access control procedures. The ability to monitor and restrict access to a facility is an essential component in any comprehensive security program.

Security Application Solutions

A school security program incorporates the following:

  • High Security Key System
  • Access Control
  • Video Surveillance
  • Alarm Management
  • Intercoms / Entry Systems
  • Classroom Interior Locking Hardware

An effective integration of the above allows a school to become a safe and secure environment for all staff and students.


IP-based video surveillance and access control are emerging applications offering instant connectivity to remote video cameras and secured facilities. IP-based security systems are designed to be modular, intuitive and relatively simple to configure. Users familiar with standard network protocols can easily connect these devices to an existing router, assign an IP address and immediately access the device over the network. Since these components take advantage of existing CAT5 infrastructure, the need for bulky, expensive coaxial cable runs can be altogether eliminated when installing network video cameras. Innovative IP-based access control systems offer similar cost savings since multiple sites can be linked together over a network allowing remote programming, diagnostics and maintenance.


Pinder's with their partner companies -- Medeco, Cansec, Genetec, Assa Abloy, Allegion Canada and Videx can create a one source security solution to ensure a safe and secure school environment.