Lockdown Safety

An Ongoing Process: Why Lockdown Safety Isn’t a One-Time Investment

You did it, you made it through the planning process, created an effective lockdown plan, implemented a new lockdown system, worked with local law enforcement and first responders to create a strong relationship, trained everyone involved, and built a system you believe will keep safe the people for whom you are responsible. You’re proud, and …

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3 Reasons Students Feel Safer After Their School Installs a Lockdown System

One of the ideas that we have to understand as a company that provides lockdown and lockout safety systems is that sometimes people are worried by the idea of installing a system and implementing lockdown and lockout protocols simply because they are now thinking about the fact that these events occur. One statement we hear …

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Why The Michigan State Police School Safety Task Force Final Recommendations Are So Important For School Lockdown System Safety

Over the past several months, our home state of Michigan has been evaluating school safety and security, which of course included the safety and effectiveness of school lockdown systems like the SmartBoot, to create their final recommendations for schools moving forward into the new year. We’re always interested in this type of evaluation because we …

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The Psychological Effects of Lockdowns on Students

According to a December 26 Washington Post article, over four million American students have experienced a lockdown of some kind during the 2017-2018 school year. This article prompted national headlines and follow articles by major news outlets including Newsweek and The New York Post. As a company focused on making school lockdowns safer for our …

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We’re Friends With ALICE, And You Should Be Too

First things first, you’re probably asking yourself, “What in the world is ALICE?”. ALICE is the premier active shooter, building preparation, and school lockdown training protocol, and the protocol endorsed not only by us here at the LockOut Company, but by many police organizations as well. In this article, we’ll break down the fundamentals of …

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