Juneau schools, CBJ Implement New Safety Practices for Active Threats

Juneau schools, CBJ Implement New Safety Practices for Active Threats

Juneau schools- Juneau, AK

In the past, teachers and students have been taught to lock down or shelter-in-place during an active shooter event. But that’s changing nationwide, including Juneau, where teachers, students and public officials are learning a new tactic for dealing with such emergencies.  The new strategy is called ALICE That’s short for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. Tom Mattice is emergency programs manager for the City and Borough of Juneau. He says ALICE is not a sequential checklist of things to do in the event of an active threat. Instead, he says, it gives people options. Read more

March 12th, 2015|