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Lessons Learned During Active Shooter Drill

You remember that active shooter exercise Nevada County did on Crown Point Circle a few weeks ago? The county is getting some feedback from employees at the government center where the exercise took place…

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County Risk Manager Mary Jo Castruccio says there was one thing they learned that they hadn’t anticipated. Castruccio says the sound of gunshots was simulated by a recording of actual gunshots, and many employees said they never heard it…

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Part of the exercise also involved people locked in a room hearing a knock on the door, and not knowing if it was the shooter or a co-worker seeking refuge, and how to handle that situation.


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