Principal Bill Armitage

Armed mental escapee causes district’s first Code Red lockdown

March 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

It is a parent’s worst nightmare. Your child is at recess at their elementary school when an armed mental patient escapes authorities within walking distance of the playground. This scenario played out at Belmont Elementary on Wednesday, March 10. For the first time in district history, a Code Red emergency procedure was called, and Rockford proved prepared for the [...]