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Bolo Stick Door Barricade Can Save Lives

Active Shooter Violence

According to data from the FBI, the United States experienced 50 Active Shooter incidents in 2016 (20) and 2017 (30). The result was 221 people killed and 722 people wounded totaling 943 casualties. Similarly, there were 40 Active Shooter incidents in the years 2014 and 2015 resulting in 92 killed and 139 wounded totaling 231 casualties. Schools are are a prime target for these violent incidents due to the large number of people in a small area combined with typically weak security. We owe it to ourselves and our children to increase school security and protect our schools from active classroom shooters.

Door Security Barricades Prevent Breaching

Developed and designed by 31-year police force veteran and substitute teacher William Barna, the Bolo Stick solves one of the biggest problems facing the nation today—violence in schools and the workplace. It works off of a round-peg-round-hole philosophy, and it is free of electrical and mechanical components. Unlike Nightlock, Bearacade and other door security locks, The Bolo Stick lockdown device can be deployed under the most stressful of situations, and by anyone at any age. There is no specialized information or training needed, making this the simplest and most effective form of classroom barricade security devices, essential equipment for the L (lockdown) in ALICE training. The simplest way to combat an active shooter in a school or other public building is to deny them room access by utilizing the Bolo Stick door barricade.

School and Office Lockdown Information

If you are responsible for School or Office active shooter security measures visit our door barricade Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us for solutions. Bolo Stick is currently being used in schools and offices across the United States and Canada. We can help you with your office or school safety plans based on our experience in assisting other institutions.

For Bolo Stick Door Barricade Installation Instructions, watch our instructional video!

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