Police officer holds active shooter response training for the public

By Karen Cornelius He won’t stop until he’s ready. He wants to be on the news, have his name in headlines. He wants the fame. Who is he? This person is an active shooter with a goal to kill as many people as he can. Often this person, this shooter, sees himself as the victimContinue reading “Police officer holds active shooter response training for the public”

Businesses, parents, public invited to police active shooter training

By Karen Cornelius   Not a month goes by that doesn’t chronicle an active shooter incident in the news whether it is an alleged terrorist or a mentally disturbed person. In order to survive and optimize safety, there are plans and programs in place across the country for schools, airports, and other institutions. One suchContinue reading “Businesses, parents, public invited to police active shooter training”

Public invited to ALICE training

By Karen Cornelius Vermilion Police Department School Resource Officer Brian Beckwith will be offering training to anyone interested in learning more about ALICE, a program to respond to an active shooter situation. ALICE stands for Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate. The Vermilion Local Schools and other school districts across the country are now using this federal Homeland Security DepartmentContinue reading “Public invited to ALICE training”