Central Texas teachers offered gun training in case of on-campus shooter

2/19/2013

Some Central Texas teachers could spend Spring Break training for how they would respond to a gunman on campus.

The Capital Area Council of Governments, made up of area governing leaders from 10 area counties, is conducting a five-day course to give teachers tactical training in how and when to shoot at an intruder. It’s the kind of training that police officers routinely get. The participant receives a simulator weapon that does not fire live rounds, but produces the same recoil and sound as a live weapon.

The course would only be offered to teachers who already have a concealed handgun license, and includes firearm maintenance and gun handling skills.

Read more: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/central-texas-teachers-offered-gun-training-in-cas/nWR9X/


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