Bellingham High School – Bellingham, MA

Police Officer Leonard Gosselin took time to introduce a new safety procedure for staff and administrators, which has been seen in other parts of the country and has been recommended by the governor’s office, called the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) program. ALICE, according to Gosselin, is a program that educates teachers to barricade doors, find ways of communicating important information, distract the perpetrator and, if possible, escape. “We are proposing ALICE today because we want to get the teachers on board,” Gosselin said. Read more