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Off-duty officials trained as first responders


As mass shootings become commonplace, law enforcement agencies are looking for faster ways to get help on the scene. A federally funded program is training first responders on how to take out the threat safely.

Making sure everyone knows who the good guys are when off-duty police or federal agents in plain clothes get to a shooting scene first is part of the training in a special course taught by ALERRT - The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center at Texas State,

With so many mass shootings - it's in high demand.

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