In a joint effort between local law enforcement and Rockdale County Public Schools to improve school safety, deputies and officers from the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and Conyers Police Department will be participating in training focused on responding to
The training, which will take place from Monday, July 14, through Wednesday, July 16, will include classroom and practical exercises. The classroom portion will give an overview ofmass shootings, cover case studies of historical school shootings and teach the current trends in responding to an active school shooting. Following the
“This training is a continued effort between local law enforcement and Rockdale County Public Schools to focus on keeping Rockdale County students and teachers safe in the event of a school shooting,” said Sheriff Eric J. Levett. “While we hope that we never have to utilize it, we will continue to provide our deputies with the knowledge and tactical skills necessary to respond to such an event. I want to thank the school system for once again allowing us to
Over 100 deputies and officers from the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office and Conyers Police Department are expected to participate in the training. Participants will come from various assignments and units within both agencies since all personnel would respond to an active school shooting.