Bethel Park High School in Pennsylvania will undergo active shooter training on Thursday, in which students will be exposed to the sound of gunfire.
Pennsylvania high school will undergo active shooter training on Thursday, in which students are exposed to the sound of gunfire.
Bethel Park High School, about 10 miles south of Pittsburgh, will conduct an “A. L. I. C. E.” analysis in addition to educated officials and the school, the police, WPXI reported.
The drill, A. L. I. C. E. — alert, lockdown, inform, counter, and evacuate — will police firing blanks in the hallways “to expose everyone to the sound of gunfire in the building.”
Officers will be firing blank rounds, but not aimed at everyone.
A letter sent home to parents by the Principal Zeb Jansante on Wednesday reportedly stated that students would be given a presentation in their homerooms ahead of the drill with information about what would take place.
Some parents say they’re concerned the sounds can be traumatic for the students.
Other schools in the area have run similar courses in the past few months.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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