If confronted with the terrifying scenario of an active shooter, many schools across the country go into one mode: Lockdown. Powell school leaders don’t want that to be the case here.
“A lockdown is no longer a viable option” as a sole response, said Jay Curtis, superintendent of Park County School District No. 1. “The research is showing us it’s an ineffective tool when it comes to an active shooter.”
To better prepare Powell schools, principals and other administrators recently took part in ALICE training, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate. See Full Story Here: http://www.powelltribune.com/news/item/16345-school-security-staff-train-for-how-to-respond-to-active-shooter