Us teachers are to receive training in armed response techniques,
This follows the apparent success of an armed female resource teacher in stopping a massacre at the Sullivan Centre school a few days ago,Employment as an educator and a valid concealed carry permit in the applicant’s state of employment are the only prerequisites for the Armed Teacher Training Program, which will build on the basics taught in concealed carry classes.
BFA mentioned that “medical trauma care, mindset, general school security, etc.” may be covered in the training, but that the program “will focus primarily on armed response to an ‘active killer’ scenario.”
Over 1,000 Educators Apply for Buckeye Firearms Foundation’s Armed Teacher Training | Media Trackers Ohio
A full account of this assault, where the gunman was shot dead is here Gunman killed at Sullivan Central - TriCities.com: NewsHe told her to go on ahead of him. But she never made it through the doors.
Instead, Melanie Riden, principal of Sullivan Central, came striding through the locked doors.
“He pulled out his gun and started pointing it at people,” Thacker said.
Cowan trained a .380-caliber semi-automatic pistol at Riden’s face, said Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson. Carolyn Gudger, the school resource officer, drew her gun, then shielded the principal’s body with her own.
I can remember many a tough teacher in my day but I wouldn't have fancied them being armed.
Any teachers planning to emigrate to the USA ?
Can you imagine the union negotiations on that one.
Would gun control not be a better policy response.