The safety and security of our school campus and everyone within it are of utmost importance to us. Accordingly, we have implemented a comprehensive and multi-layered approach to school campus security to create a safe and conducive learning environment for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Full-time School Resource Officer
Our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art security systems, including surveillance cameras strategically placed throughout the premises to monitor key areas. These cameras act as a deterrent to potential threats and help us maintain a vigilant eye on any suspicious activities. Access control measures are rigorously enforced, with limited points of entry and exit that are closely monitored. Visitors are required to sign in at the main office and are issued visitor badges, ensuring that we can easily identify anyone on campus. Additionally, all faculty and staff members wear identification badges to further enhance security.
We conduct regular safety drills and training sessions to prepare our students and staff for emergency situations. These drills cover various scenarios, including fire, lockdown, and evacuation procedures, enabling everyone to respond effectively in times of crisis. To help better recognize and address student safety needs outside times of crisis, all faculty, staff, and on-campus volunteers are required to complete Safe Environment training through the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
Collaboration with local law enforcement agencies is an integral part of our security strategy. We maintain strong communication channels to receive timely updates on potential threats and to facilitate a coordinated response in case of emergencies.
In partnership with the Mandeville Police Department, OLL maintains a full-time School Resource Officer (SRO). This individual plays a crucial role in maintaining a safe environment. He is highly trained to handle security issues, monitor activities on campus, and provide assistance as needed.
At the heart of our school campus security measures is a commitment to fostering a culture of safety and vigilance. We firmly believe that a secure environment is essential for students to flourish academically and emotionally. By continually assessing and enhancing our security protocols, we strive to uphold the trust and confidence of our school community in our unwavering dedication to their well-being.