Do Metal Detectors Make Sense for Your School District?
2017-12-20 · Short-Term & Long-Term Costs of School Metal Detectors. A stationary metal detector can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $30,000. Models in the $4,000 to $5,000 range typically offer features best suited for a school environment, according to a report from the National Institute of Justice. But the initial equipment costs only tell part of the story.