Active Threat Strategic Plan Summary

  • The intent of this strategic plan is to apply the plan specifically to each and every district facility including all schools and support facilities.

    Strategy #1 - Know who is in the building at all times or "who is supposed ot be here and who is not?"

    • Implement a visitor management system identifies who belongs and those who do not.
    • All visitors go through a check-in and checkout process controlled by building staff and assisted by appropriate technologies as needed.
    • Requires approved visible identification of all adults who are a part of the staff.

    Strategy #2 - Control and supervise all visitors access into the building

    • All visitors only enter through access to the office to check in.
    • Implement building channelization features to the office.
    • Control spaces by locking all other interior building access points.

    Strategy #3 - Secure the perimeter from intrusion

    • Secure the building perimeter or site perimeter.
    • The secured perimeter for the specific facility is a deterrent to intruders trying to gain access into the building without going to the office. 

    Strategy #4 - All staff receive ongoing active threat/intruder training

    • Empower staff and students to make decisions based on known information and best practices.
    • Utilize multiple training tools to provide decision making process based on specific scenarios and situations.

    Strategy #5 - Do regular drills

    • Utilize appropriate training, ongoing discussion and practicing drills.
    • Involve law enforcement partners to critique and improve the effectiveness of the drills.

    Strategy #6 - Establish communication plan

    • Keep staff informed during events.
    • Utilize communication tools for prompt notifications to first responders, district and parents.

    Strategy #7 - Identify places of safe refuge and establish a reunification plan

    • Identify and map places of refuge / rally points and reunification sites.

    Strategy #8 - Student threat assessment process

    • District school staff will assess a student's threatening behavior and determine the risk.
    • Student threat assessment process will be utilized.

    Strategy #9 - Be aware

    • Be aware based on relationships with students, staff, families and larger community.
      • Personal awareness of situations.
      • Student awareness of behaviors and attitudes.
      • Family awareness of circumstances and relationships.
      • Community awareness at large.