University of Alabama at Birmingham- Birmingham, AL

Knowing what to do if a violent intruder is in your building could save your life. The UAB Police Department provides training to prepare employees and students for those exact circumstances. “We do fire drills, but, if you look at the numbers, we don’t have people dying in schools because of fires,” UAB Police Sgt. Amy Schreiner said. “They are dying because of shootings. It’s important for our students and faculty to have that information, because, unfortunately, this is a threat that we have.” Read more