The Fullerton police chief is recommending a three-level lockdown policy for Fullerton's 25 public schools – from merely restricting access on and off campuses to locking down classrooms.
The revisions to existing safety policies were prompted by the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn., when 20 children and six adults were shot to death.
Capt. Dan Hughes, the acting chief, presented the recommendations last week to officials of the
"These issues and the protection of our children are on the hearts and minds of our teachers, officials, parents and the Police Department," Hughes said. "We want to be very strategic and methodical and be sure we have plans in place to protect our children. ... We want no surprises."