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lockdown

(US) a security measure in which those inside a building such as a prison, school, or hospital are required to remain confined in it for a time.
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Procedures were put in place around the country after a teaching union said schools need a coherent strategy for lockdown procedures in case of a dangerous event taking place on their premises.
The conditions of detention during lockdowns are very close to segregation or solitary confinement.
Some of the safety protocols that schools follow apply to lockdowns and lockouts.
Twice in recent months I was asked to "fix" lockdowns at facilities where they were the primary response to a threat.
He then asked the commuters and motorists to avoid the areas where there will be lockdowns.
Gonzalez was placed under arrest and the lockdown lifted, Leary said.
But aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, said the lockdown is unlikely to stop the spread of the disease, reports CNN.
LTC facilities will go into lockdown for various reasons, including both manmade and natural disaster emergencies.
The lockdowns are part of a constellation of new security measures deployed by schools over the past decade, a complement to closed-circuit cameras, doors that lock automatically and police officers in the building.
Picone told the conference the extended lockdowns would not apply at the new 'state of the art' forensic hospital, soon to open in the grounds of the prison.
Administrators were concerned that Round Rock students would join or confront the demonstrators and create a dangerous situation, so they ordered the lockdown.