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Lockdown, Shelter-in-Place, Seek Shelter


Lockdown is in response to threats posed by armed aggressors. These threats could include attacks involving firearms, knives or blunt objects.






Shelter-In-Place is appropriate for threats posed by atmospheric contamination. These threats could include accidents or attacks involving chemical, biological or radiological hazards.





Seek Shelter:

Seek Shelter is in the event of a tornado, severe thunderstorm, lightning or other natural phenomenon weather event in the area.



Seek Shelter


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