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UCLA Investigating Doors That Couldn't Be Secured During Campus Shooting05:13

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UCLA officials say they are reviewing security, after students pointed out that while they were hunkered down during yesterday's campus shooting, some of their classroom doors didn't have locks, or swung outwards, so they couldn't be barricaded easily.

School security expert Chris Dorn tells Here & Now’s Robin Young that there’s been a shift towards lockable classroom doors since the Sandy Hook school shooting, but it can be expensive, and school officials have to find the right balance between safety and openness.


  • Chris Dorn, senior analyst with Safe Havens International, a non-profit school safety organization.

This segment aired on June 2, 2016.

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