School "Active Killer" Training Offered to Ohio Law Enforcement

COLUMBUS, OH - The Buckeye Firearms Foundation has announced its first Law Enforcement only "active killer" training class to be held on June 25 and 26, 2016, hosted by a west central Ohio school district.

The additional of this new class highlights the significant growth of the FASTER Saves Lives program just since the start of 2016. This training is being offered at no cost to any law enforcement officer, school resource officer, sheriff or other first responder who wants to attend.

Headline: "Columbine survivor, now a lawmaker, pushes to legalize guns in schools"

USA Today reported recently that Colorado State Rep. Patrick Neville, a survivor of the Columbine High School shooting, has introduced a bill that would allow guns in Colorado schools.

According to the article, Neville was a student at Columbine on April 20, 1999, when two peers opened fire, killing 13 people.

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Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones calls on people to demand armed presence in schools

Less than 24 hours after shots rang out in the cafeteria of Madison Jr./Sr. High School, Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones took to the airwaves to discuss the events that transpired, and called upon parents and teachers to demand armed school resource officers or teachers.

Op-Ed: Kent school board made foolish decision not to learn about violence

Editor's Note: The Following op-ed was published in the New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) in response to an editorial praising a Connecticut Board of Education's rejection of a proposal to consider implementing Buckeye Firearms Foundation's FASTER Saves Lives pr

Armed Teachers Now Trained in 63 Ohio Counties

COLUMBUS, OH - In response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, which claimed the lives of 20 children and 6 adult staff members, Buckeye Firearms Foundation launched an emergency response training program here in Ohio for teachers, administrators, and other school staff.


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