New type of training for school shootings could work its way down to lower grade levels
Last Updated: 103 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -
For years schools have taught teachers and students to lockdown and stay where they are during a school shooting.
Now there’s a more active response security experts think might work better.
It’s called ALICE training.
The process still begins with a lockdown but it adds the step of notifying everyone on campus of exactly what is happening.
ALICE also includes countering the shooter by throwing things like chairs at the gunman.
A local man certified in the training said he has already started contacting local school districts about the training.
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