The Daily Eastern News

ALICE Training to prepare for active shooter situation

Logan Raschke, Campus Reporter

November 13, 2018

The next ALICE Training session, a lesson conducted by University Police Department officers to educate people about their options during an active shooter attack, will be held Thursday night. The ALICE Training will go from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday in Room 3040 of the Physical Sciences Buil...

UPD to expand use of ALICE

University Police Department Chief Kent Martin hopes to begin training of ALICE, an active shooter response program on the campus of Eastern. The program, according to its website is the No. 1 active shooter civilian response training for organizations. Martin said you does not have to look far to see the benefits of the program.

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 3, 2017

After becoming a certified ALICE trainer, University Police Chief Kent Martin now plans to expand the use of the program throughout the campus community. ALICE is a training program that helps educate civilians on what to do in case of an active shooter. It is an acronym for Alert, Lockdown,...

UPD, CPD collaborate for active shooter response training

Leon Mire, Associate News Editor

March 19, 2017

The University Police Department and Charleston Police Department used McAfee Gym Tuesday and Thursday over spring break to train officers for active shooter scenarios. Brett Compton, patrol officer for the CPD, said this training has taken place annually for over 10 years, usually rotating among...

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