Stories tagged with: ALICE Training

April 15, 2016 - 5:53pm
10 weeks 6 days ago

 Alert, lock-down, inform, counter, and evacuate (ALICE) is what you are supposed to do in an active shooter situation. The Muskingum County Safety Council is focusing on that message for this months meeting.

The Safety Council meeting is being held on Wednesday, April 27 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the morning at the Zanesville Country Club. Investigator Bethany Hayes will lead the ALICE training session and help local employers prepare for an active shooter incident. President of...

October 23, 2015 - 5:03pm
35 weeks 5 days ago

By Lindsay Jobst:

The average number of active shootings in the United States has increased dramatically in the last decade.

Friday, educators, law enforcement, health-care workers, and other safety professionals from our area and beyond came together for an "ALICE training workshop" at the Zanesville Campus of Ohio University and Zane State College. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter, and evacuate. Instructor Tony Castillo says the purpose of the ALICE...

May 13, 2013 - 4:02pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The increase in violent events in schools and in public is the reason behind the ALICE Training Method. It's being taught to students, teachers, and now it can be taught to you.

ALICE stands for alert, lock down, information, counter, and evacuate. Now that schools and work places have lock down procedures using ALICE, it has been decided to host another ALICE awareness session, but this time it is focused on everyday life situations.

"Going to the mall, going to the movies...

March 19, 2013 - 1:57pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Educators and first responders get a look at a program that could change the outcome in the event of a school shooting.

Ohio University Zanesville and Zane State invite educators and law enforcement from Coshocton, Guernsey, Licking, Muskingum, Morgan, Noble and Perry Counties to ALICE training. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate and is the leading way to deal with active shooters.

The institutions decdided to present the program due to interest shown...

December 20, 2012 - 7:36pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

Schools are preparing for potential attacks by training their staff.

Maysville High School held a training session for their middle school and high school staff on the ALICE training program. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate. The program is designed to give a person, or group in a life threatening situation, mental and physical tools that could play a role in their survival.

"Really what the biggest thing out of our training was today was if...

June 5, 2012 - 5:19pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

School officials took part in a class to better prepare their school s in handling violence.

Local administrators spent the last two days learning how to deal with the problem through a program called "ALICE" -- or Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.

David Branch of the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center said after the recent events that unfolded at Chardon High School earlier this year, administrators expressed interest in a workshop that would give...

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