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Campus Security - Disaster Preparedness

Campus Security

Evacuation

Objective
To prepare the occupants of the building for an organized evacuation of the building
Provide students with the opportunity to learn where Emergency Exits are and how the evacuation procedure occurs
Overview
In the event of an evacuation, or an evacuation drill, an evacuation notice will be sounded from the emergency intercom system throughout campus. SVCC security and administration on the scene will communicate information to students regarding the developing situation or an evacuation status change. Students, employees, and visitors will be asked to leave the building (a safe distance of 500 ft.) during evacuation or drills that simulate a building fire or structural failure.
Evacuate
Fire, Structural Damage, Active Shooter

Lockdown

Objective
To prepare the occupants of the building for an organized lockdown/sheltering of the building
Provide students with the opportunity to learn how the lockdown/sheltering procedure occurs
Overview
In the event of a lockdown or a drill, a lockdown notice will be sounded from the emergency intercom system throughout campus. SVCC security and administration on the scene will communicate information to students regarding the developing situation or a status change. Lockdown preferably in an interior room if possible, on the lowest level possible. Create a shelter or a barricade out of the objects you have at your disposal.
Lockdown
Tornado, Toxic Environment, Active Shooter

Active Shooter

ObjectiveTo prepare the occupants of the building for an active shooter on campusOverviewIn the event of an active shooter or a drill, an active shooter notice will be sounded from the emergency intercom system throughout campus. Alert law enforcement, security, and those around you. Then, assess the information before you to determine the best following tactic available:
Evacuate
The shooter is on the opposite end of the building, or there is an exit close by
Get out. Get to Safety. Contact Law Enforcement
Lockdown
Evacuation was not feasible, take shelter in a room
Barricade all entry points by any means necessary
Keep the shooter out of your room
Counter
The shooter made it in to the barricaded room
Use improvised weapons to launch a counter
Restrain the shooter and secure the weapon
Distract. Disorient. Disarm.

Sample Emergency Alerts

The following sounds will be played in case of an emergency.