Bowling Green, KY-
“Duck and cover,” turns you into a sitting target during an active shooter scenario. As the casualties piled up, instructors with the ALICE program said enough. “Alice protocols basically teach us to be active. Instead of doing nothing, we’re doing something,” said Safety Specialist T.C. Bush.
As an active shooter, it was much more difficult to go into the modern lock-down situation and aim a weapon accurately, giving people options for their survival. After completing the course Graves Gilbert Facilities Manager, Brian Packard, said he had no doubt it was possible to survive an active shooter. “I think we have to change our views as a whole. The community, organizations like ours have to change our views on what the appropriate response is and not allow them to have the only control.” Read more