Mapleton School District- Florence, OR

Sergeant Aaron Hoberg, with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), spent time Wednesday, Oct. 7, discussing options for safety with Mapleton School District students.“This day was planned prior to the events at UCC,” O’Mara said, referencing last week’s fatal shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg. “In light of those recent events, … we’re looking at what schools in our area are doing to help keep kids and staff safe from any active threat.”Hoberg advised students on ALICE: Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Escape. “You come up with a plan. You’re doing something, instead of just sitting there. ‘Let’s do something’ is basically all ALICE is. Basically, we want you to have a choice,” he said. Read more