Lockdown Procedures

Note: During a lockdown do NOT respond to a fire alarm

Upon notification that “LOCK DOWN” procedures should be implemented:

  1. Close and lock all classroom/office doors. The door should be barred closed with furniture or anything available.
  2. Close all window blinds.
  3. Turn off classroom/office lights.
  4. Go to the wall out of line of sight of the door, prepare to be quiet or respond as necessary.
  5. Turn off/silence all cell phones, smartphones, pagers etc.
  6. Remain calm and silent sitting low to the floor.
  7. Do not respond to knocks on the door or requests by anyone to open the door (Law Enforcement will have keys.)
  8. Respond immediately and completely to all requests/commands made by law enforcement as they enter the room.
  9. Follow all instructions that are given by law enforcement completely and as quickly as possible.