Hold is followed by the Directive: “In Your Room or Area” and is the protocol used when hallways need to kept clear of occupants.
Secure is followed by the Directive: “Get Inside. Lock Outside Doors” and is the protocol used to safeguard people within the building.
Lockdown is followed by “Locks, Lights, Out of Sight” and is the protocol used to secure individual rooms and keep occupants quiet and in place.
Evacuate and may be followed by a location, and is used to move people from one location to a different location in or out of the building.