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Training of Texas’ first armed school marshals gets underway in Fort Worth

Seven educators from across the state began training on Monday to be the first armed school marshals in Texas.

The class at Tarrant County College, which includes educators from rural districts to urban-area schools, will go through 80 hours of training that covers gun use, violence prevention and active-shooter scenarios.

“Everyone here wants to be here because they want to protect and serve children,” program instructor Rafael Perea said. “They are willing to put themselves at risk to protect their students … so we want to make sure they have the best training possible to prepare them.”

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/education/headlines/20140714-training-of-texas-first-armed-school-marshals-gets-underway.ece

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