State law encourages districts to implement building risk or hazard assessment protocols.
Tennessee Code Annotated 49-6-4302. Tennessee school safety center.
(f) The department of safety and homeland security, in collaboration with the department of education, shall develop a school security assessment for use in Tennessee public schools. The departments shall provide training to local law enforcement agencies and school administrators on the use of the school security assessment to identify school security vulnerabilities. The department of safety and homeland security is authorized to conduct periodic audits of Tennessee public schools as necessary to verify the effective implementation and use of such assessments to enhance school security.