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Cape Girardeau police receive school shooter training

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Police in Cape Girardeau, Missouri will take a shooter training class starting on Monday, July 27 at the Cape Girardeau Junior High School.

Different officers will be trained each day for about 8 to 9 hours.

They go through different types of scenario training, different tactics to use and how to get in and take care of the situations by themselves if they have to.

"I know that, especially when it comes to our young people, they are going to be doing the very best and keep them safe," Alan Bruns, assistant principal at Cape Girardeau Junior High, said.

"We're here to save lives, and the faster we can get in and take care of the situation, the faster we get EMS in here, the faster we can get things taken care of, the less lives we're gonna have lost," said Lt. Kenny Mayberry with Southeast Missouri State University Department of Public Safety.

The training will run through Friday, July 31.

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