Starting today, four Gwinnett County elementary schools will have new security features designed to keep intruders from harming students and staff.
The security measures are being done at Annistown, Lawrenceville, Rock Springs and Shiloh elementary schools.
Once the school day begins, the doors to the schools will be locked and visitors will need to press a button on a control panel to get in.
The control panel includes a video camera that allows staff inside the school to see who is at the door. Upon entering the school, visitors will follow the normal visitor procedures, signing in and showing identification to receive a visitor’s badge.
When visitors are ready to leave, they should exit the building through the main entrance and officially check out.