Eastern Kentucky University hosts Active Shooter Training for Law Enforcement


RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ)-  Over a hundred volunteers and members of several Kentucky Law enforcement agencies participated in active shooter training on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University.

Training began at 9a.m. and ended at 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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Scenarios similar to the Columbine High School attack and Sandy Hook were re-created to help law enforcement practice tactics to stop an attack and minimize casualties.

“All plans — you’ve got to put them into practice to see what doesn’t work so well and you have to see where there are challenges to implementing those plans,” said Director of Emergency Management Security, Gary Folckemer.

Today on ABC 36 News at 5p.m. –Learn more about how Police have changed their response to targeted violence since the Columbine High School Massacre.