The Standard Response Protocol (SRP) provides guidance to schools and first responders to facilitate clear and consistent emergency response actions. The SRP is not a replacement for any school safety plan or protocol. It is a response enhancement to critical incidents, designed to provide clear, consistent language and actions among all staff, students and first responders.

SRP consists of four specific actions:


Secure: This protocol is used to safeguard students and staff when there is a potential threat OFF CAMPUS.

Lockdown: This protocol used to safeguard students when a potential threat is ON CAMPUS.

Evacuate: This protocol is used to move students and staff from one location to a different location in or out of the building.

Shelter: The protocol is used when specific protective actions are needed based on a threat or hazard.




Standard Response Protocol Posters and Handouts