Category Archives: Lockdown

Active Shooter Procedures

Yesterday’s incident in the Perry-Castaneda Library at the University of Texas is a sad reminder that a violent incident can happen in your library. Remember Step 2 of the 10-steps: Protect yourself, your staff, and your patrons. Do you have … Continue reading

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Lockdown at the University of Richmond

The University of Richmond (Virginia) was locked down yesterday after library staff at the campus library reported a suspicious person. Click here for a report of the incident from the Richmond Times Dispatch. If you click on the slide show … Continue reading

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Schools Safety News

Here’s a mashup of media reports of incidents at schools in the United States and Canada. You’ll find news stories on incidents such as bus accidents, bomb threats, intruders, shootings, and campus lockdowns.

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Lockdown Procedures

Here is a concise list of recommended lockdown procedures from Disaster Management, Inc.  Note the part that during a lockdown you are not to evacuate if a fire alarm goes off.

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