Program Trains Community College Employees to Help Police Stop Active Shooters

Program Trains Community College Employees to Help Police Stop Active Shooters

San Diego City College- San Diego, CA-

A new program is training police and civilians to work together to combat an active shooter on a college campus. San Diego Community College police Officer Richard Ferrel said the training aims to lower casualty rates.The San Diego Community College Police Department has been training for such a scenario for seven years but the program to train all district employees is new. It’s called ALICE, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate. Employees are being taught to fight back against attackers, and Ferrell said for the first time officers and employees are training together. Read more

January 18th, 2016|