When an armed suspect entered a school this Fall, DIR-S did it’s job.
11:42 (Principal): Hall Check initiated
11:43 (District Administrator): Is this a drill?
11:43 (Principal): This is not a drill. Working with the School Resource Officer.
11:43 (Principal): Looking for a male 5'11" 180-pound grey pants/dark shirt on foot
11:45 (Police Department): Are you looking for a student?
11:45 (Principal): Not a student. We are coordinating with our SRO.
11:46 (Police Department): Do you need additional resources?
11:46 (Principal): Until the man is found, extra help would be great.
11:47 (SRO): Upstairs is cleared and locked.
11:48 (Dispatch): Law enforcement is looking for a domestic suspect who had armed himself. We have now located him.
11:48 (Dispatch): Male individual has been located and detained by outside the building by officers.
The quick communication made possible by DIR-S kept district officials, responders, and teachers safe and informed until the situation was resolved.