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239 N Maple St. Fruita, CO 81521
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School Safety Procedures

District Alerts

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What happens in a Lock Down

– Hard or Emergency Lock Down
• An Active Shooter in the building
• A person who possesses an immanent danger to the safety and welfare of the students and/or staff

– Secured School
• General information that a weapon may be on the campus and there is no specific knowledge of the person(s).
• A need to get other resources on site to better search for weapons

- The school’s communication is shut down.

• An offsite Incident Command is set up and all communication is routed through that site. (Fruita Civic Center)
• Our message on our phone will indicate where to go for information, if we have time to do this.

• Resources for the task at hand are coordinated, which is of course keeping our children safe.

- What we need parents to do in a lock down
– Go to the incident command to get information and wait for us to release students
• Why
– Releasing students
– Parental Safety
– Students seeing parents outside
– One point of communication
• Media
• Rumors


School District 51
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