BESD Safety Protocols

Box Elder School District Priority

Keeping our students, employees, and visitors safe is a top priority. Box Elder School District has adopted the Standard Response Protocol (SRP) as the model for our district wide school safety plan.  This model establishes a uniform, planned, and practiced response to an emergency or incident. The SRP is action-based, flexible, and easy to learn. It rationally organizes tactics for response to weather events, fires, accidents, intruders, and other threats to our safety.  This model was developed by the I love You Guys Foundation found at

SRP Defined

1. Hold

Hold is followed by the Directive: "In Your Room or Area" and is the protocol used when hallways need to kept clear of occupants.

2. Secure

Secure is followed by the Directive: "Get Inside. Lock Outside Doors" and is the protocol used to safeguard people within the building.

3. Lockdown

Lockdown is followed by "Locks, Lights, Out of Sight" and is the protocol used to secure individual rooms and keep occupants quiet and in place.

4. Evacuate

Evacuate and may be followed by a location, and is used to move people from one location to a different location in or out of the building.

5. Shelter

Shelter State the Hazard and Safety Strategy for group and self protection

SRP K12 2021 Handout

An introduction to the SRP that shows the basics in a single handout.

SRP Actions

SRP Videos

The building blocks of crisis response:

SRP 2021 What's New

Middle/High School Video

Lockdown Drill

Reunification Process