Clark County Deputies Recommend Shooter Training for Everyone

Clark County Deputies Recommend Shooter Training for Everyone

Clark County- Dayton, OH

More than 6,000 Clark County government employees and teachers have been trained to react to a gunman in their workplace, but experts said everyone shoud know the basics of what to do. “It can happen around us, or close to us or right here in this area,” said Deputy Scott Cultice with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Law enforcement doesn’t want to instill paranoia in the community, but Cultice said everyone should be prepared to know how to react to a shooter. There are tactics anyone can take to stay alive in a mass shooting situation, he said. He instructs the ALICE training for the sheriff’s office, which stands for: Alert, Lock down, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. For the past four years the sheriff’s office has held training for schools in the county, Cultice said, and this year began the educational program for county employees.For the past four years the sheriff’s office has held training for schools in the county, Cultice said, and this year began the educational program for county employees. People who went through the training Thursday said they felt more confident about facing a deadly situation. “It’s enlightening,” said Marvin Jones, director of middle schools, alternative education and adult education for the Springfield City Schools District. Read more

December 11th, 2015|