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2-6 8:45am Tommy talks to Tim Dimoff about cell phones in schools

Feb 6, 2013|

Tommy talks to Tim Dimoff, a security expert, about cell phones in schools

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847 now Tommy to records have a WL first news Latvians duels of confiscated nearly 700 cell phones from about 600 students so far this school year. For violating school restrictions for having cellphones on campus. And my daughter's school they had to carry the phones they can't even in the lockers if they bring him but him put him in pocket. In a plastic bag it was issued by the school with their name on them in a -- on the teachers danced at the beginning of class. Another school today. Kerry I think he couldn't carry that on him to put a metal lockers that it was they brought the phone with them text comes in and says. Middle school Catholic accused in -- the phones and they do but -- -- turn them off. And leave them in the office at the end of the school basic it's been a month from the office -- system. Com what is the best system doesn't work that your kid's school -- you'll with a -- -- him off joins us right now he's security expert founder and president of SE -- consulting. An investigative services. First morning you deal. Very well thank you thanks for taking time it is you know and a principal explain it to me one time where she was name. On one hand it would be good family kids with cell phones of that immediately they could. Call in 911 with any. In -- under any shooter on campus god forbid the -- got to remember sometimes. Kids teenagers. In seat things that they think are revealed it really aren't and then before you know -- got a swat team knotted the school and you can actually. And danger kids they -- know that funneled through the principal or through the administrators office you do this for a living what you think is best policy. -- You know that your. Listeners a lot of debate and a lot of arguments on on both sides. -- In the future your future where we're at war. Allowing -- -- The sell all try and keep a lot. There not being able or. Eight. Years old emergency. On crimes otherwise. We -- it and not -- -- on. More more regarding the future here. I think it's going to be a -- there's going to be certain conditions were making -- -- Also important. Any type of emergency here at 91 line they're gonna be instructed. To. First consult more -- it all at the school and Matt reported directly. Yet because you yeah. He would -- tell you Tim you know it was I think after an incident at a school when. I talked to the principle about this and and she opened my eyes when she said this is not in my daughter's current Scoble when she opened my eyes about. False reports where kids are running scared and and that the and they Yang anxiety level is heightened and they think something's going on and before you know -- you put the kids in more danger than they would otherwise be. Correct and side. There -- Parents want their kids they're well there they want the ability to current -- hit one ability -- Should be able to try Jack -- So -- more pressure off from the parents. So jobs that all but once again it's an actual. It's in -- situation and it really or is some some very clear upper site procedure. That picture it's literally. Com. School. And understand it obviously -- Privilege. But. It's contractual -- it you. Articulate it can be a problem. If it is so once again it's clear. What the policy. Is the most important thing. They did to -- I appreciate your time I'll be have a good day. Thank you to --

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