School Lockdowns Give Way to ‘Survival Training’

School Lockdowns Give Way to ‘Survival Training’

Marysville School Distict- Marysville, OH

Marysville school district staff members recently completed ALICE training under the direction of the Union County Sheriff’s Department, Marysville Police Department and the Acrux Investigation Agency. During the live-action training, school staff members were assigned to seven classrooms and given protective gear. They were instructed to respond as they would have in the past by moving students into a corner of the classroom in a lockdown procedure. In the second scenario, participants were instructed to barricade themselves behind a classroom door and find anything they could to throw at the shooter. This time, the staff members grabbed belts and wrapped them around the door handle and shoved tables and chairs up against the door. When the gunman tried to come in during the second scenario, he was not able to get to any of the participants. Read more

August 19th, 2013|