The Madison Local School District installed [the devices] in its classrooms as well but Deputy Superintendent Angela Smith told newsnet5,com by phone teachers have been instructed not to use the devices in school drills. Asked if they would use the devices in a real scenario, Smith said teachers would be asked to use their best judgment.
Lawmakers like State Representative Kristina Roegner of Hudson and Senator Frank LaRose of Akron have authored bills designed at clearing up the current language barrier so devices could be used in special situations.
Grant money will enhance school security – Traverse City Record-Eagle
The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Department received $128,750 from a Michigan State Police school safety grant, and Sheriff Mike Borkovich said every penny will go toward installing a tool designed to make doors impenetrable.
“I think it’s very much just like a caveman picking up a gigantic rock and putting it on the front of its cave,” Borkovich said. “You are not going to be able to go through that door. It buys us time.”
12-13-117. Temporary door barricade devices. A person may install and use a temporary door barricade device or security lockdown device for security purposes to protect individuals during active shooter events or other similar situations.