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Safety/Security Services


Chris Nolan
Director of Security
(860) 240-6609

About Safety/Security Services

CREC's Security Office can assist school districts with the challenging task of school security. CREC offers a full line of security services including:

  • A comprehensive review of schools' current security structure
  • Staff training
  • Access control
  • Security technology
  • NIMS/ICS training
  • Crime prevention through environmental design
  • Development of emergency plans/crisis management plans
  • Security audits
  • First responder coordination
  • Customized emergency flip charts
  • Consulting
  • Management

School Safety and Security Online PD

Using videos to show common scenarios that may compromise school security, CREC’s security expert, Chris Nolan, offers tips and guidelines for each scenario. This online learning opportunity allows educators to determine how they would handle each scenario in their specific school environment. These trainings include scenarios for:

  • Elementary and Secondary schools
  • Typical business offices

About Our Security Expert

CREC's security expert, retired State Police Lieutenant Christopher Nolan, has more than 25 years of law enforcement experience. While working for the State Police, Mr. Nolan was the Commanding Officer of Homeland Security, the Statewide Amber Alert Coordinator, and the State Police Liaison at the State Emergency Operations Center.

Mr. Nolan has experience working in the K-12 school environment through the State Police and with a private security company post retirement. Mr. Nolan has an extensive background in crisis management including work experience with the unified command structure under the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Mr. Nolan has completed numerous training and certification classes specific to school security including NIMS certification, Protecting Our Schools Physical Security Assessment Course, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, Critical Infrastructure Protection Certification, many FEMA training courses, and more.

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