Lockdown

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A status mandated by the security department of a facility during an emergency. During lockdown, all exits are manned and foot traffic is closely monitored
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In "In Support of Lockdown," an advocate of the lockdown approach raises his concerns about the study and explains why he believes lockdown is the safer approach for schools.
MaKenzie didn't stop loving school because of the lockdowns, but she did think about them often.
If another lockdown is orchestrated, the government's involvement will be inevitable especially in cases where the security of the common man is under question.
The "Lockdown" poster in Somerville has drawn mixed reactions.
in Jordan, and has not chosen to invest sufficient resources so that the problem of lockdowns caused by staff shortages can be alleviated."
Carl Stubbs summed up what other district officials said about their approach to lockdowns and lockouts:
Some of them are in convoys and there's this policy of lockdown of the roads and there should be no movement there because of the security protocols," said Chief Supt.
Media and staff members were allowed back in some time later but a partial lockdown of the northwest side of the building remained in place for a few hours.
It's not the first time a quarantine or lockdown has been enforced.
Does your facility have a written active shooter policy, and if so, does this policy suggest a facility lockdown? Or does it follow traditional suggestions--run, hide, fight--outlined by government agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security?
The lockdowns were more disruptive than scary, Rebecca said, like the time last month when a bullet was discovered in a classroom, and she and her classmates had to stay in place for four hours.