News Timmins Police ran a lockdown drill this week SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Wednesday, Dec. 3rd, 2014 The Timmins Police are running lockdown drills at schools this week. Officers were on hand at Ross Beattie yesterday to run the drill. The goal is to make sure staff and students know all the safety procedures. This time, the drill took place in between classes when the school is at its busiest. Drills are required twice a year.