Johnson County Authorizes Active Shooter Training

TECUMSEH – Johnson County commissioners authorized the use of keno funds to help train local law enforcement regarding active shooters and school threats.

Sheriff Scott Walton presented a budget for the training, which is being done at various Johnson County sites including the old Elk Creek school building.

Sheriff Walton said a recent seminar he attended did not leave him with much optimism that school shootings are a crime of the past.

In other action, commissioners discussed putting signs up where roads are being graded to improve safety for maintainers and other traffic.

Highway Superintendent Matt Schardt also discussed the need for a new road grader.

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