Utah sheriff to hold active-shooter training for teachers

By: | July 22, 2021

The Utah County sheriff is offering an active-shooter training for teachers and it has filled up long before its start date.

Trainers at the Teachers Academy include police, self-defense trainers and medical professionals for the 20-hour course informed by lessons learned in other active shooter incidents, the Daily Herald reported.

Topics covered during the Teacher Academy training will include tactical emergency medical techniques, weapons familiarization, Utah concealed carry certification, tactical de-escalation, self-defense and live range-shooting.

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