Lindbom School – Livingston, MI

In a two-day training hosted Aug. 14-15 by the Brighton post, dozens of adults representing private businesses, schools, local townships and law enforcement were taught proactive survival strategies for incidents involving a violent intruder or active shooter. The goal of the ALICE — Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate — program, which took place at the shuttered Lindbom Elementary School on State Street in Brighton, is to provide individuals with survival-enhancing options for those critical moments in the gap between the start of a violent situation and when law enforcement arrives at the scene. “It’s about empowering first responders in these events,” ALICE Trainer, Anthony Castillo said. Read more