Assessing The Lockdown At The Active Shooter Attack At The Rancho Tehama Elementary School, Tehama County, CA

By Dr. Joshua Sinai

With the current pandemic of active shooter-type violent incidents in the United States, and even overseas, in countries such as Serbia, everyone seeks to learn to apply best practices in preemptive prevention. This article presents a best practice case study of a school lockdown by its staff and administrators that prevented a potential catastrophe by a violent active shooter.

The Incident Shortly before 8 am, on November 14, 2017, while students were playing in the s...