Active-shooter exercise held, with blanks now to prepare for lethal encounter later

Rescue Task Forces — paramedics paired with law-enforcement personnel — on a recent Saturday morning trained in a full-scale, active-shooter exercise at the Pinal County Superior Courthouse in Florence. The Pinal County Office of Emergency Management hosted the event to evaluate the coordination of personnel from the Florence police and fire departments, Pinal County Sheriff’s […]

Goodman: Impressed with participants’ preparedness at mock active-shooter exercise

Last month I was able to participate in a mock active shooter exercise within our county. These exercises are critically important as we unfortunately see incidents of this nature occurring more frequently; it is vital that we are prepared. Partners from across the community came together to discuss the proper protocol, procedures and safeguards that […]