FASTER - Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response

Everyone agrees that safety training is important for our schools, but in an active killer situation, the emergency response must happen fast to save lives.

This is why Buckeye Firearms Foundation has launched a program called FASTER to provide violence response training to teachers and administrators. FASTER stands for Faculty/Administrator Safety Training and Emergency Response.

Experts say more than 175 school districts in Ohio now have armed staff members

by Chad D. Baus

The Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum is reporting on the growing trend of school districts around Ohio that have authorized teachers and school staff members to carry concealed firearms in classrooms.

From the article:

The next time a person is shot in an Ohio school, it could be at the hands of a teacher allowed to carry a gun.

What is a trauma class and why is it worth three hours of my time?

by Jim Irvine

It has been well over two years since we called for a trauma kit in every school building. At first only a few schools took the call seriously, but over the past year we have seen a steady increase in interest in both the supplies, and the training to use them. This year several districts have held trauma classes for staff.

Another Ohio school district moves to arm staff with guns

by Chad D. Baus & Joe Eaton

WEWS (Cleveland ABC) is reporting that three Coshocton County school districts may soon arm staff members with guns to preemptively protect students in the event of an active shooter situation. 

From the article:

Dillon Sportsman Center Hosts Another Great Youth Shoot

It was another great turn out at Dillon Sportsman Center, in Nashport, Ohio for the 8th Annual Buckeye Youth Shoot. This event, open to all youth with a passion for shooting sports, is held each year on the second weekend in September with registration opening in June of the same year.

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