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Waco Police Host Active Shooter Response Training

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(KCEN) -- It's a situation that no one should ever be faced with, but Waco police are determined to prepare citizens for the possibility. Shootings around the country are prompting the department to host a seminar about how to react in this kind of scenario.

There are four points police say are important to remember in a shooting situation:
    REACT: Recognize the sound of gun shots and react immediately.
    ESCAPE: If you can leave the area safely, get away as quickly as you can.
    HIDE: Barricade the door and cover yourself.
    HAVE A PLAN: If you're with other people, talk to them and decide on a plan of action if the shooter does come into the room. 
     
Training is at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 14 at Antioch Community Church. The seminar is free and open to the public.
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