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Lockdown orders lifted at several Woodland Hills schools

Lockdown orders have been lifted at several Woodlands Hills schools affected by a search Wednesday for the gunman who shot a school district police officer near El Camino Real High School.

Orders were lifted at: Welby Way Elementary, Calabash Elementary, Pomelo Elementary, Lockhurst Elementary and Haynes Elementary schools.

Schools still under lockdown orders are Woodlake Elementary, Hale Middle School, Leonis Continuation and El Camino Real, said officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District.


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-- Jason Song

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Livestock can be locked down. Free men, not so easily.

Why were 4 schools OUTSIDE of the perimeter "locked down"?
Why were students that were in NO danger forced to forego food or bathroom breaks?

This reeks of incompetence that begets child abuse.

Woodlake students are being transported to Calabash Elementary in Woodland Hills

Wow, I seen this on the news last night. Two things come to mind. One, I'm so glad I wasn't one of the hundreds, probably close to a thousand of parents waiting for their child.

My second thought is economic. Was this really necessary? My quick calculation was close to a million dolllars. Yes, a school officer was shot. And, I sincerely hope they catch the person. But, do we lock down entire communities everytime a crime is committed? Is this ability used only for police officers and possibly terrorist threats. The lock down itself terrifies. But, wait till you see the price tag. And, the real point is for all the cost does it increase the chances of catching a criminal and to what degree? This should be measured. It is our dwindling tax dollars.

I was at Hale during the lockdown! it was terible,but im glad everyone is safe.I was in the same class for about 5 hours.CRAZY!

My son was in Hale school - they were forced to sit in the Gym floor for 6 hours. no bathroom access and were yelled out if stood up. This situation was completley mishandled by LAUSD and LAPD. Very unprofessional...
How difficult would have been to have 3 out of 400 officers standing there in overtime secure the bathrooms and escort the kids!?


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