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A Layered Lockdown

Lisa Crane of the ALICE Training Institute shared this practical lockdown solution.  Furniture outfitted with rolling and locking casters can be quickly rolled in front of a locked, classroom door, providing an additional layer of protection inside the classroom during a lockdown scenario.

Recycled Radios Offer An Effective Alert System

Salem, New Hampshire Police Department’s SRO, Matthew Norcross came up with a way to expedite police responses by putting older, unused police radios to use in schools.  He stationed the retired radios in local schools and programmed them to call local police with the press of a button.  Police receive the name of the school […]

“Yards of Love” Wrap Students and Staff In Safety

Many schools make use of easily available lanyards for staff badges, classroom keys, swipe cards, and essential information such as emergency procedure cards and class lists.  In a program called “Yards of Love,” Ashleigh Shields, of Independence, Kentucky used her sewing skills and creativity to raise funds and safety awareness for her school community.  She custom made fashion […]

Safely Out of Sight

Several of our followers (SRO’s, teachers, and even a grandfather!) have shared ideas on helping students and staff prepare for quicker and less stressful lockdown procedures and practice.  We’ve combined all of the ideas in this graphic to show a predetermined, “out of sight” spot for students and staff during lockdowns. Note that the location […]