Dispelling School Active Shooter Myths

DispellingSchoolKenneth Trump, the president of National School Safety and Security Services, recently dedicated extensive time and discussion to analyzing what a number of national school safety experts believe are high-risk, high-liability propositions for addressing school active shooters.

These questionable, risky approaches include the “counter” or “fight” components (among other parts) of ALICE Training, Run-Hide-Fight, and similar programs in which students and/or school staff are taught to attack heavily armed gunmen.

A detailed analysis that includes discussions of overlooked or glossed-over areas, such as age and developmental concerns, emotional, and behavioral factors, as well as children with other special needs, is outlined in a report. The report also debunks a number of myths and misconceptions about active shooters. Read more here.

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