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Hostage Situations/Kidnapping

ADVERSARIAL, INCIDENTAL, & HUMAN-CAUSED THREATS

HOSTAGE SITUATIONS/KIDNAPPING

Staff actions:

 Notify principal.

 Keep all students in classrooms until further notice.

Principal, Team:

 Initiate lockdown.

 Call 911, Superintendent, District Support Team.

 Notify all students outside their classrooms (including those outside the building) to report to the nearest safe area.

 Under no circumstances should the students be evacuated from the building without approval and/or assistance.

 If the hostage taker can be contained in one section of the building, students should be moved from exposed areas to a safer part of the building.

 Document actions and complete incident reports.