Since we cannot prevent guns and other weapons from getting into the wrong hands, we must PROTECT our students, teachers, and staff with greater effectiveness and efficiency. And we need to do it NOW. (proposal attached)
Gun legislation may be helpful in the long term, but our students need to be protected now. This is about protection, not prevention. We can't prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands. But we can protect students and others.
My proposal is attached.
Like a fire alarm, a violent intruder alarm installed in school buildings would enable anyone who observes a violent threat to notify 911, campus security, and occupants in the building of the threat by pulling the handle on an alarm mounted on the wall (next to the fire alarm). This alarm would broadcast an announcement inside the building informing people of the violent intruder and tell them to Run-Hide-Fight. This... more »
School Lock-Down: Shelter in place or Run-Hide-Fight? When a school goes into Lock-Down, some people consider the shelter in place procedures (as the name implies) while others decide the Run-Hide-Fight options based protocol is more appropriate. Since there are several definitions of the term Lock-Down, confusion may be reduced by standardizing the response terms and procedures. There are three responses which address... more »