Portsmouth school officials were quick to examine Portsmouth's own security only days after last December's shooting in Newtown, CT.
School officials in Portsmouth immediately looked for ways to increase security after the deadliest school shooting in recent U.S. history.
Nearly six months later, in a decision with Orwellian connotations, the Portsmouth School District will try out a new security system.
The new security system asks teachers to upload photos and videos from their classrooms in the event of an emergency, reports The Associated Press. Portsmouth School Superintendent will then be able to watch the footage and notify first responders, according to the article.
The surveillance system is called VizSafe, which is produced by local company Rhodeway Networks Inc. of Middletown.
The system will be tested for six months at all four Portsmouth schools.
Requests for more information were sent to Portsmouth school officials on Monday morning. Portsmouth Patch did not receive a response as of Monday afternoon.
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