Eagle Eye Networks Inc. announced that an independent 1,500 respondent survey on School Security Camera Systems found that 72 percent of U.S. adults favor using security cameras in schools, up 7 percentage points from the 65 percent of adults who supported using them in 2015. The detailed survey findings covered grade levels from preschool/daycare, elementary school, middle school, high school, through college.
Overall, 72 percent of U.S. adults favor security cameras in schools — from preschool/daycare through high school and college — while 28 percent are against having them. The 72 percent result was a 7 percentage point increase in from the 65 percent who favored surveillance systems in schools in early 2015, indicating that community attitudes were even more positive in 2016.
Nearly eight in 10 respondents say it is important that first responders get real-time video access to school surveillance cameras. The community places a high value on immediate situational awareness during events on school grounds or campus.
Seventy-seven percent of the respondents felt parents should be able to view video of their children at preschool and daycare, while 72 percent indicated that parents should be able to view video of their children in grades K-12. For more on this report, see www.eagleeyenetworks.com/school-security-camera-system-report/.