Hannibal Police Department- Hannibal, MO

The Hannibal Police Department has started training officials at the city’s schools and government agencies in an active shooter response method that builds on traditional run-and-hide tactics to increase victims’ chances of survival. Rich Stilley, Hannibal School District business manager, described the ALICE method as “eye-opening,” since it goes beyond hunkering down and hoping for the best. He added the district will benefit from the training. “It’s an opportunity to try and improve what we do,” Stilley said. “First and foremost, what we offer our staff and students is their safety.” Read more