Active Shooter Training in Oconee County

WATKINSVILLE, Ga.– More than eight law enforcement and emergency management agencies representing North East Georgia gathered at the Oconee County Civic Center train in the event of an active shooting. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, more than 200 active shootings have occurred since 2000. The training was part of an “Active Shooter Incident and Management” course. Billy Godfrey, the lead instructor, said the class is all about being prepared. “This class is designed to help responders work together more effectively, more closely, and more quickly to save lives,”…

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