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Officers train on Active shooter scenarios

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR(KAIT) - Squad cars from law enforcement agencies all over Region 8 were atRiverside High School Tuesday afternoon.

The Craighead CountySheriff's Department hosted an active shooter training class that lasted twodays.

Sheriff Marty Boyd withthe Craighead County Sheriff's Department says this year they decided to openup the special training to any agency inside Craighead County for one veryimportant reason. . .

"If we do  have a situation like that, we're not goingto be coming by ourselves.  It's going tobe the responding officers from the other communities coming to assist.  So, it's very important that we all are onthe same page and we know what the operation is and what we're going to do",says Boyd.

Sheriff Boyd says they'llbe offering this training again to officers in July.

 

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