If you are informed there is a shooter on campus:
- Keep all students in the classroom for their safety until more information is provided. Lock or barricade classroom doors if possible. Move students away from doors and windows. For situations involving the potential discharge of firearms, give a drop, cover and hold command. Instruct students to stay down until subsequent instructions are given.
- Do not reopen doors unless instructed to do so via the "ALL CLEAR" directive, which will be initiated and performed by the local police authority.
- If an instructor observes imminent danger near a room, immediately secure the room and notify campus safety of the danger via telephone, radio system or runner.
- Brief students that the building or the college has been placed on a heightened security status as a response to an apparent crisis situation. Advise students to remain quiet until more can be learned about the situation.
- Calmly and quietly review emergency evacuation procedures in the emergency response flipchart with students to prepare them for possible evacuation.
- Until the situation has been assessed, recommend that students remain in the classroom unless authorization to leave is received from proper authorities.
In the event you are outside when this event occurs, take the following actions:
- Move away from the danger area to a safe area and notify the campus safety office at (626) 914-8611.
- Proceed to the assigned class or an indoor secure area unless otherwise instructed by the building administrator or department head. If the assigned class is not accessible or is unsafe, proceed to the nearest safe classroom. Or seek shelter in the safest place available if it is unsafe to enter a campus building.
- If the decision is made to leave the campus for a safer location, inform campus safety, the emergency responder or your supervisor of this off-campus location and the names of students/employees at that location. Notification should occur as soon as it is safe to do so.