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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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The Government wants to negotiate in good faith with unions, however, they have instead chosen to disrupt services, putting at risk staff members and forcing prisons into major lockdown for the duration of the stop work.
In "Studying Options" the authors of the study, One Size Does Not Fit All: Traditional Lockdown Versus Multi-Option Responses to School Shootings, explain how they conducted their study and what they learned.
The Post's final tally of lockdowns exceeded 6,200.
The risk of another lockdown is bound to affect the country because it not only affects the economy but also limits people to their own houses even in cases of emergency.
Boston, Massachusetts: A nursery rhyme based on a school shooting lockdown drill that was taped to a board in a Massachusetts kindergarten class has provoked a passionate online response.
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.
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.
Lockdowns need to be defined and broken down into what is trying to be accomplished by the lockdown procedure based on the event.