Local Colleges Try to Learn from Campus Shootings

Local Colleges Try to Learn from Campus Shootings

Rochester, MN

In the wake of multiple college campus shootings, most recently on the campus of Seattle Pacific University, local colleges are taking a closer look at their own emergency plans. Lisa Crane co-founded ALICE, a nation-wide training program aimed at teaching civilians what to do in the time between the start of a shooting and the moment the police arrive. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. “I think people have to be able to use whatever they have available to them, whether that be pepper spray or a book … to disrupt his ability to accurately get a shot off,” she said. Read more

June 9th, 2014|