Albion PD to offer class on civilian response to active shooter

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 June 2022 at 11:00 am

ALBION – The Albion Police Department will be offering a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course to the community.

The course is designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT).

Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of professional guardians, civilian response options. There will be examples of things to do in case of an active shooter event.

The Albion Police Department is committed to keeping the community safe and wants to gauge the interest from the community in the class, the department said in an email.

Depending the interest there may be more than one class on different dates. Those interested should send an email to and mention you are interested in the CRASE training.

The Albion PD would like to offer the trainings within the next month. If a business owner is interested the Police Department would be willing to conduct a training for all of the employees if they cannot attend the training.