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Akron Public Schools to install over $3.5 million in security equipment

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Akron Public Schools to install over $3.5 million in security equipment

December 15, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

AKRON, Ohio – On Dec. 12, the Akron Public School (APS) district announced it would be spending more than $3.5 million in safety and security upgrades during a six-hour-long Board of Education meeting. In addressing the board, Reva Link, a part-time family liaison for APS, told members that cell phones had become a problem for security at the school as students were using the devices to organize fights. She implored the board to address the issue by banning or putting tight restrictions...

Akron Public School (APS), bag x-ray machines, door alarms, metal detector, N.J. Akbar, Reva Link, Security, Stephen Thompson, surveillance camera, weapons detectors


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