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Grande Ronde Holds School Training for Oregon PD

ICTMN Staff
1/19/13

Earlier this month the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde of Oregon held school shooter-training sessions at the former Grande Ronde Middle School.

In an effort to prepare themselves for potential dangers and prevent future school tragedies like Sandy Hook, around thirty police officers from the state, county, and local departments went through rigorous training exercises wielding 40 caliber pistols, shotguns, and 223 Assault Riffles loaded with soap-marking cartridges.

According to their website, they also enlisted the help of local schoolchildren to create a realistic scenarios. “During exercises, children lined up along a bank of lockers, sat against a wall and hid behind a door. Some were told to run this way or that as groups of four-person police teams moved past them diamond-style, or in a Y, with guns pointed and ready, checking each door as they passed it. Some children had to sit still and stay down and some had to scream as if their lives depended on it.”

To find out more about the Grande Ronde school shooter-training exercises, click here to read the rest of the article.

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Submitted by Anonymous on
... sick ... just plain SICK! Average response time of a policeman to a 911 call is 5 minutes, an AR15 in the hands of a beginner will fire EVERY time you pull the trigger, 60 -100 rounds a minute, only reloading - dropping the empty and slamming the full magazine in - slows you down. That is 400 rounds fired and GOD only knows how many dead BEFORE you arrive. Think people ... before you ... aw hell ... NEVER MIND!!

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cudos to Gande Ronde someone is taking this problem serious about time should have done this years ago

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I think that this is a very good idea. To teach the children to learn not to be afraid of the police during this type of scenario. The protective gear may be frightening to some children, but if they have already met the police and remember a positive experience this appears to be a great experience! My children (over 20 years old) still remember the D.A.R.E. police and really enjoyed that experience!!
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