Spotlight on: Campus Safety Conference 2019

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9 Tips for More Effective School Lockdowns

1. Don’t focus all of your efforts on active shooter situations.

If lockdown training and drills are focused on active shooter situations, a higher fail rate occurs when other types of incidents occur or are simulated.  As Lt. Col. Dave Grossman often states, the human brain is the most effective survival mechanism known to man — but only when properly prepared.  Dr. Gary Klein’s research indicates that experiencing or simulating a wide range of crisis situations can prepare us to make life and death decisions more effectively.

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