F.A.S.T.E.R. - Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response

Our educational foundation has launched a program to provide "active killer" training to Ohio teachers and administrators.

If you are a teacher or school official, CLICK HERE to complete a questionnaire for consideration.

All information will be kept strictly confidential.

Latest school shooting has Ohio superintendent fuming: "We have the answer, but they don’t want to listen.”

by Jim Irvine

“When the hell will people wake up!? Police can’t and won’t get there in time. We have the answer, but they don’t want to listen.”

2014 Buckeye Firearms Foundation Youth Shoot offers fun for all involved

by Andrea Jolley

Dillon Sportsman Center was host to yet another great opportunity for youth this month. The two-day Buckeye Firearms Foundation Youth Shoot was held the weekend of September 13-14 and hosted over 100 youth from around the state.

The concept of a youth shoot event started five years ago when the leaders of two Boy Scout troops wanted to give their youth an opportunity to earn their shooting sports merit badges outside of the summer camp environment.

FASTER Class Level 2 raises concept of armed response in school to new level

by Jim Irvine

At the conclusion of the first Level 2 FASTER (Faculty & Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response) class last week, I was filled with pride. Not just a happy, proud moment, but a deep pride in a reality that far exceeded my wildest dreams. The concept of armed response in our schools has been raised to a whole new level.

300th educator graduates F.A.S.T.E.R. class in Ohio

by Jim Irvine & Chad D. Baus

Last week, Buckeye Firearms Foundation held the 13th F.A.S.T.E.R. (Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response) class in Ohio.

Created by Buckeye Firearms Foundation in partnership with Tactical Defense Institute, the class is designed specifically for school staff to enable them to quickly, safely, and appropriately respond to an active killer in a school setting and offer immediate life-saving medical treatment to victims.

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