Greenwood City Police Department- Greenwood, SC

The Greenwood City Police Department will be holding a class to teach civilians what to do in the event of an active shooter event in a public place on Jun. 7 at the PD. Currently Greenwood uses the ALICE program which stands for, Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. Kevin Hesslen, Assistant Superintendent of Greenwood Schools, stated that he has been taught to train teachers the ALICE method. “We make an announcement if there is a shooter in the building,” said Hesslen. “We want the shooter to know that we know they are there.” Read more