Active shooter training for churches

An active shooter training for church leaders drew 85 people to the fire station Tuesday. The room had to be packed with chairs. Presentations by Asst. Police Chief Chris Cole, Officer Mitch McDonald and Buena Vista County Emergency Management Coordinator Aimee Barritt helped listeners devise plans for their own congregations in the event of an active shooter in church. Above, Cole recommends various ways to block doorways in lockdown situations. TIMES photo by DOLORES CULLEN

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