Activated with speed and simplicity
Withstands high velocity impacts.
Low Tech (“KISS Rule,” keep it simple).
Is barricading the door during an active shooter attack dangerous to the room occupants? We see a lot of comments on our Facebook page like the ones below regarding our temporary door barricade. As long as these concerns are coming from teachers, parents, and school employees, and not from big business and lightweight, pride-motivated bureaucrats […]
DOJ & FBI: 2016 / 2017 ActiveShooter Update
Initiative Based Evolving Strategies & Tactics Our response to a person suggesting the idea of making our door barricade “centrally controlled.” Our door barricade lockdown concept from the beginning was to be analog. Dependence on fine motor skills, electricity, a computer program, or having to think of a code number, or finding a slide card […]
Initiative Based Evolving Strategies & Tactics Sid Heal states in his book “Field Command”: Crisis by its very nature are plagued with confusion and chaos… Events can unfold quickly and typically require an immediate response. Consequently, normal and routine procedures are interrupted. High-stress situations are typically complex and unpredictable. Their cause or immediate nature may be […]
One of the Best Practices recommended for active assailant incidents is door barricading. It is recommended and approved by the FBI, DOJ, FEMA, the Department of Education, the Association of Chiefs of Police, NASRO, and the A.L.I.C.E. Institute to name a few. This list also includes multiple states and local jurisdictions where legislatures and code […]
“Applied” critical thinking and “applied” physics? The pictured device is a typical ideation of what product importers and salespersons theoretically think is needed for active assailant Lockdowns and Lockouts. An understanding of applied physics as it relates to door strength and vulnerabilities immediately tells the experienced tactical clinician this locking device is in the VERY […]
ONLY “Patent Approved” Door Barricade System on the market. Application # 14/246,112. Confirmation # 5708. ONLY Door Barricade System on the market that can legitimately be disengaged from the outside by Initial Responders with a key and not by surreptitious or ad hoc means. ONLY Completely code compliant system. Researched and verified by Fire Safety […]
So again after several deadly attacks over the last couple of months, we have “certificate holding experts” mass emailing their digital and podcast training courses. They focus on what they sell or advertise as the solution: surveillance cameras, computer apps., and desktop simulation role-playing! Having early warning and reactive tools is absolutely necessary and prudent, […]
Attacks Against Civilians Likely More Indiscriminate Uniformed Personnel Specifically Singled Out. Analysis of terrorist attacks by violent extremists linked to foreign terrorist organizations (FTOs) in the West between 1 January 2017 and 31 August 2017 indicates law enforcement, military, and government personnel have been specifically targeted in at least 13 of the 25 incidents […]