Newark City Schools- Newark, OH

While not all the districts have resource officers, all of them do have protocols involving threatening intruder scenarios. Many districts follow ALICE, or Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate, procedures. ALICE stresses action rather than hiding. It is meant to complement lockdown practices. Heath, Licking Heights, Lakewood and Newark all utilize this proactive training. Licking Heights also teaches ALICE to students and staff. Both high and middle schools received updated training within the last two years. Wagner said the district is still working to make this a focus. Read more