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Building Lock Down

A Lock Down is a procedure used when there is an immediate threat to the building occupants. Students, faculty and staff would be instructed to secure themselves in the room they are in.

A Lock Down is a procedure used when there is an immediate threat to the building occupants. In the event of a Lock Down, students, faculty and staff would be instructed to secure themselves in the room they are in and not to leave until the situation has been curtailed. This allows emergency responders to secure the students and staff in place, address the immediate threat and remove any innocent bystanders from immediate danger to an area of safe refuge.

Procedures

  • Stay in your room or office and barricade the door.
  • Remain quiet.
  • Do not attempt to leave the building or room.
  • Wait until emergency personnel give you an “all clear!”

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