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Parkland massacre calls campus safety into question

The San Diego Community College District Police Department promotes active shooter training for students and faculty, although their methods have not been tested by a real shooting emergency.

Monica de la Cruz, Managing Editor

February 28, 2018

Feb. 28, 2018 The mass shooting that resulted in the death of 17 students in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14 devastated the country, and once again calle...

Officer Richard Farrell is restrained by members of San Diego City College’s staff and a fellow police officer during the Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate (ALICE) Training class in MS-140 on Oct. 22. Photo credit: Mike Madriaga

Safety classes now in session

October 29, 2015

“Every single shooter had an accuracy rate of 50 percent, now we have trained police officers and snipers and they (sometimes) can’t make it 50 percent,"...

Editorial: Prioritizing campus safety

Angelica Wallingford

October 14, 2015

On Oct. 1, Christopher Harper-Mercer fatally shot nine people and injured nine others in a rage-filled attack on Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. With this event still very fresh in everyone’s mind, it begs the questions: What if this happens at San Diego City College? Are students, staff and faculty prepared? Is there a plan? Memories of evacuation and...

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