While the decision to allow an “opt-out” is up to the organization/company, it is always good to have everyone do the training so they know what to expect. If they choose not to participate when the times comes, once again that is a personal decision.
Law enforcement officers may not be present when a shooting begins. The first law enforcement officers on the scene may arrive after the shooting has ended. Making sure individuals know how to respond helps prevent and reduce the loss of life.
ALICE Training has trained all types of organizations. We have of trained: 3,280 Police/LE departments 3,700 K-12 School districts 1,300 Healthcare Facilities organizations 900 Higher Education institutions 1,700 Businesses 600 Different Government Agencies 310 Houses of Worship 90 Individuals / Families