Wright State- Dayton, OH

A week after the fatal campus shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, and hours after a campus shooting in Arizona, a handful of Wright State University students spent their Friday night, October 9, 2015, going through active shooter training. Sgt. Ammon is a certified trainer of the ALICE program. The acronym stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. Sgt. Ammon advises the students that “lockdown” doesn’t necessarily mean sit and wait for help to arrive. “You have to train people something beyond that so that they’re ready that if a shooter gets into that room,” said Sgt. Ammon. “They’re prepared to try to deal with the situation that maybe they have to deal with right there because there are no other options.” Read more