On March 22, one of the most shocking active shooting events occurred in our country.
Ten people were killed in the Soopers supermarket in Boulder, Colorado.
It was a tragic attack that no one could have seen coming. Supermarkets and retail stores are one of the last places people feel in danger.
With incidents of school violence and shooters seemingly occurring more often every year, complacency in school security should be constantly challenged.
Ellen Gnadt, a teacher in Illinois reveals, “sadly, nothing much has changed since we were in school, and the lockdown procedures are pretty much the same.”
Here are some evidence based best practices you can incorporate into your school to enhance the safety of your students and staff:
- Be Direct – Don’t Use Code Words