“It will never happen here.” It’s what we all think until the unthinkable presents itself and everything changes in a heartbeat. Forty-Seven Seconds, by mark Williams, is a common sense resource for educators, administrators, anyone who works at a school. Because any school can be a target. It is also for those who work anywhere that might be thought of as vulnerable to attack-anyplace where lives of those working could be at risk. the author’s years in law enforcement, as well as his experiences as an educator have provided him with a unique perspective into the problem of what to do when face with the 47 seconds that could determine your survival in a crisis-and the survival of those around you.