I can call my kids or hubby with one tap on my phone. To call 911, I have to open the phone, then click on the keypad button, then dial 911, then hit call. So under stress.... That would be much more difficult than just taping my hubby's picture and having it connect.
Thanks, PommyMommy! New Hampton is just 10 miles from me here in rural Iowa. Small town , Iowa nice. Nice, friendly fella . Age 22, but mentally quite a bit younger. He's a familiar face around the town.
It's cold (down to 22 degrees tonigh ) and snowy here . Praying he is somewhere warm and safe.
Just last month I was a juror in a federal court case here in Iowa. For 4 days the defendant's girlfriend and <6 month old daughter were present in the court room. The baby would fuss and mom would leave a bit till she settled down and then bring her back in.
Yes, I agree...it does vary by school. However, I do believe that the trend in Law Enforcement is to encourage schools to be ALICE trained. (this is according to the County Sheriff and LE who do the training in schools in our area.) Of course, schools are still free to do it their own way.
BBM ...Not anymore. That is what we used to teach students....shelter and hide. Now, we have assemblies and drills and practices where students are taught to throw things at the intruder and RUN AWAY out the closest door possible. It is called ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter...
Probable cause has been ruled for a South Winneshiek graduate to stand trial on charges of Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse
"Winneshiek County Magistrate Nathaniel Moonen presided over a Sunday afternoon court appearance by 18-year-old Braxton Smith, one of five people facing charges...