POTEAU–On Wednesday, area school administrators and law enforcement attended the Active Shooter Training hosted by the Kiamichi Technology Center.
The training was conducted by Trooper Charles Cowden of the Oklahoma School Security Institute Office of Homeland Security. Trooper Cowden has 17 years of experience with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol with assignments in OHP Firearms Training Unit, OHP Academy TAC Officer, Governor’s Protective Detail, and Rural and Metro Field Troops.
“KTC is honored to help provide this critical training to our area schools and law enforcement,” stated KTC Assistant Director, Michael Culwell.
School districts of Arkoma, Fanshawe, Heavener, Howe, Leflore, Monroe, Panama, Poteau, Shady Point, Spiro, and Wister were represented at the training. Officers from the Poteau Police Department were also in attendance.
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