About Us

IU13's Safety Solutions 4 Schools (SS4S) was founded on two basic principles: 

  • To help educators sort through all available safety and security options, and

  • To provide educators with practical and affordable solutions to meet safety and security needs.

Meet Our Team

John Baker, CPP 

John BakerJohn Baker, CPP, leads IU13’s safety and security initiatives.  He has over 25 years of safety and security experience working with a broad range of clients from small businesses to government agencies. John is a Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP). He also is a certified Crime Preventions Through Environmental Design (CPTED) specialist with expertise in the area of safety and security design of public space, through the Florida Attorney General’s Office. John combines his years of experience along with his home-grown sense of value and practicality to design innovative and affordable solutions to meet a school’s safety and security needs.   

Wayne Silcox 

Wayne SilcoxWayne Silcox is an integral member of the SS4S team. With over 30 years of law enforcement and security experience, Wayne is also an adjunct college professor at a local community college. He started his professional career as a school teacher in Delaware State and understands the unique needs and demands of educators, not only in the K-12 system but also at the higher education level.  

This website is always evolving, so be sure to stop by frequently to see what has been added.  As always, phone calls are free, so if you have any safety or security questions, we welcome you to call us at 717-606-1629 or email at safetysolutions@iu13.org.  We look forward to working with you.