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Heartland law enforcement come together for training

Agencies from around the Heartland came together to all "get on the same page." Agencies from around the Heartland came together to all "get on the same page."
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Some real-life training this weekend got local law enforcement prepared for whatever comes their way.

Agencies from all around the Heartland, Cape Girardeau, Sikeston and Jackson all came together to "get on the same page" with their training.

Officers say the training is meant to ensure that all area officers follow similar procedures. That way, when working together, things run smoothly.

Sergeant Jason Selzer says this helps make all officers safer while on the job.

"The more officers that we can have that have the same base training, the safer they'll be when they're working together with people from other agencies that they're not familiar with," said Sgt. Selzer. "If we are doing things the same, you know. When I work with someone that i don't know, or have only met once, and we are doing the same thing, there is a comfort level there and we are both safer."

Training ranged from felony car stops to combat shooting to medical aids.

After this training, area officers will all wear a personal medical kit that allows them to perform aid on themselves, or other officers in a combat situation.

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