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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

County Backs Active Shooter Training


The national statistics keep climbing. Historically safe spaces are redefined as "soft targets." Victims range from school children to court officials.

Cheyenne County officials want to prevent the courthouse from being on that list. Courthouse security officer Ron Kissler and Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson met with the county commissioners Monday to discuss providing an active shooter training program for county staff.

"We're blessed here," Kissler said. "We have a fairly hard target, meaning we have armed people in the building."

Kissler said the concept might be viewed as controver...

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