If you believe that a student or other person is in possession of a weapon:

  • Get away from that person.

  • Lock yourself in a secure area, if possible.

  • Call 911 and explain the problem in detail.

  • Remain on the phone with the 911 dispatcher as long as possible.

  • Remove students and yourself from any danger, if possible.

  • If you fear the person, barricade yourself and other students in a room away from the person.

  • If anyone becomes injured or needs medical attention, tell the 911 dispatcher.

  • Do not confront the armed person.

  • Remain in a safe area until told to leave by police or emergency responders.
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