In response to a suspected incident, the following steps/actions are to be initiated immediately:
Principals also are directed to address the following security measures in order to be better prepared for an emergency/crisis. Principals must ensure that:
During emergency situations, it is important to share accurate and timely information with public safety officials. This sharing of information will facilitate appropriate directions and instructions from public safety officials in responding to the emergency. Administrators must notify the Superintendent of any emergency situation and must furnish continual updates for the duration of the emergency.
Shelter-in-place means that in certain situations it may be necessary to hold students and staff indoors. This concept is known as shelter-in-place. Shelter-in-place can be used in weather-related emergencies, chemical, biological, or radiological incidents, and other emergencies. The nature and duration of the shelter-in-place will be determined by the emergency situation or at the direction of public safety officials/health officials.