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Sheriff's Office trains for active shooter event

Crook County Sheriff's Office hosted an active shooter training at Sundance High School on January 20, focusing on a scenario in which one or two officers must respond to an active shooter situation.

"The reality is that, if an active shooter incident occurs, it will likely be one or two officers that are able to respond in the critical first few minutes and it is their responsibility to stop the threat," says Sheriff Jeff Hodge.

"There is not time to wait for backup or a SWAT team to arrive in these situations."

The training was delivered by TAC*ONE Consulting, a training company from Denver,...

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