New School Security Threats Defined and Clear Communication for Needed Actions

1) High-Level Security Threat and Response:

Presence of person posing immediate threat of violence: “Lockdown-Get to a secure location. Lock and barricade doors. Lights out and hide. Lockdown.”

Students and staff are only released from this response status by law enforcement.

2) Medium-Level Security Threat and Response:

Presence of person posing possible threat indoors: “Stay in place. Clear hallways and bathrooms and return to class immediately. Lock doors. Continue working in classrooms.”

Students and staff are released from this response status by law enforcement and/or school administration

3) Low-Level Security Threat and Response:
Presence of person posing possible threat outdoors: “Remain indoors and secure entrances. All persons outside are to return to the building immediately. Exterior doors are to be locked and monitored. Continue normal operations.”
Students and staff are released from this response status by the administration on the advice of law enforcement.