(St. Leon, Ind.) – Dearborn County law enforcement had a practice run for an active school shooter situation.
A.L.I.C.E. Training was held Friday morning at Sunman-Dearborn Intermediate School with the Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department and school faculty participating. A.L.I.C.E. stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuation.
Sheriff Mike Kreinhop said A.L.I.C.E. is designed to enhance existing protocols and to provide additional options for school faculty in the event of an active shooter or active threat situation
“The faculty was trained in techniques for room barricading, informing faculty, evacuation and as a last resort, countering an active threat,” said Kreinhop.
More A.L.I.C.E. Training is scheduled before Sunman-Dearborn Community Schools welcome students back from summer break on Wednesday, August 7. Training for staff at East Central High School takes place on Monday and Sunman Elementary School Faculty on Tuesday.