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Greg Crane

Greg Crane
Founder

Greg Crane is the Founder of the ALICE Training Institute which he developed after the tragic events of Columbine. With more than 25 years of experience as a law enforcement officer and security expert, he is one of the foremost school safety and active shooter specialists in the nation. Crane can often be found speaking at national events, conferences or training law enforcement through the ALICE Training Institute’s RAIDER program across the country.

ALICE was the first training program in the country that provided staff and students with an option-based response to an active shooter gaining entry into a school, a business or any organization. The ALICE Training Institute now delivers online training blended together with onsite instructor-led demonstrations, practical scenarios, and evaluation drills.

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Founder’s Forum Posts

  • Sutherland Springs, Texas Church Shooting

Sutherland Springs, Texas Church Shooting

November 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Sutherland Springs, Texas Church Shooting

It seems like another week and another tragedy. This time, a small community church in Texas came under attack by another coward, leaving at the time of this writing 26 killed and 20 wounded. The [...]

There Is No Such Thing As An Active Shooter Expert

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on There Is No Such Thing As An Active Shooter Expert

I have now been singularly focused on preparing and responding to Active Shooter/Active Killer/Violent Critical Incidents (VCI - my preferred term) for almost 20 years. I have spent more hours researching this topic than I [...]

  • Las Vegas Shooting

Tragedy in Las Vegas

October 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Tragedy in Las Vegas

Once again, our nation suffered an incredibly tragic outcome from the acts of a lone gunman. At the latest report, one guy with guns shot and killed 59 and wounded over 500 of our citizens. [...]

  • Mattoon High School Shooting

Hero Teacher Stops Shooter at Mattoon IL High School

September 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Hero Teacher Stops Shooter at Mattoon IL High School

At approximately 11:30 am on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, a student pulled out a weapon in the cafeteria of Mattoon High School, in Mattoon IL. As the student pointed the gun at others in the [...]

US Congress Shooting and UPS Active Shooter: Lessons Learned

June 14th, 2017|Comments Off on US Congress Shooting and UPS Active Shooter: Lessons Learned

More senseless events occurred in our country today. In Virginia, US Congressmen came under attack while practicing for the annual US Congress Baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. And in San Francisco, UPS workers were [...]

How ALICE Training Made the Difference in Saving More Lives

February 17th, 2017|Comments Off on How ALICE Training Made the Difference in Saving More Lives

In January 2017, our world once again suffered senseless attacks on innocent victims. This time the victims were school children at their school, and they were attacked by a classmate. Activity that unfortunately has been [...]