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Local Authorities Train For Possible Shooting

There have been many incidents around the country where a gunman has entered a school or a building and opened fire, but what if that happens here? Grass Valley Police Lieutenant Steve Johnson says authorities are training in today on that very possibility…

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The training is going on at the old Meeks Lumber property on old Nevada City Highway , where there are buildings that can simulate a classroom, church, or other such location…

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Grass Valley Police, Nevada City Police, the Sheriff’s Department, Probation Department, and various medical personnel are all participating. Johnson says this training was scheduled before the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, but that illustrates just how necessary the training is…

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Training was also done on Tuesday, and runs all day today. The training is being run by the California Association of Tactical Trainers.

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