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ALYSSA'S LAW
Improve The Response Time Of Law Enforcement During Emergencies In K-12
Improve the response time of law enforcement during emergencies in public schools

What Is Alyssa's Law?

Alyssa's Law is critical legislation to improve the response time of law enforcement when life-threatening emergency occurs at K-12 schools. It mandates that all elementary and secondary school buildings be equipped with silent panic alarms that directly notify law enforcement. When seconds count, law enforcement will get on the scene quicker, take down a threat and triage any victims.

Alyssa's Story

Alyssa Alhedeff was a 14-year-old student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool in Parkland Florida. She was a victim on February 14, 2018, when a former student killed seventeen people in a mass school shooting.

Legislation was expedited in the wake of the tragedy and the last version of the law was named in Alyssa's memory.

Where Is Alyssa's Law In Affect?

On October 4th 2019, Alyssa's Law was introduced to Congress at the Federal Level.

The Make Our Schools Safe organization is tracking the progress of Alyssa's Law and similar legislation.

Alyssa's Law was PASSED in New Jersey on February 6, 2019.
Alyssa's Law PASSED in Florida on 6/30/2020.

Arizona, Nebraska, New York, and Texas, also have versions of Alyssa's Law that have been submitted to the legislature and are still being processed by committees.
State
Passed
In Progress
Effective Date
Florida
July 1, 2020
New Jersey
December 21, 2020
Arizona
Nebraska
New York
Texas

How To Prepare For Alyssa's Law

Public elementary and secondary schools can work with local alarm and telephone system installers to stay ahead of legislation. Being proactive means schools have more power to decide when alarm system upgrades and changes take place.

Waiting to make these changes until Alyssa's Law is ratified exposes students and staff to increased risk.

Talk with your local alarm or telephone system installer today about how you can decrease emergency response times and stay ahead of Alyssa's Law.

Current Legislation For Alyssa's Law

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