The National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Resource Officers published a guide to best practices for schools to consider when running active shooter and other armed assailant drills.
For administrators, teachers, law enforcement and even parents, proactivity and thoughtfulness are two key things that cost nothing and can potentially lead to positive changes. Is your school or district making changes?
Some schools may consider that cell phones used by teachers and students are reliable enough to notify police during an on-site incident. However, recent research into various forms of cell phone-based protocol shows us otherwise.