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Active shooter training: State-specific requirements for schools and law enforcement

No states mandate annual active shooter training for police officers, according to an analysis by The Texas Tribune, ProPublica and FRONTLINE. In comparison, at least 37 states require such training in schools, typically on a yearly basis.

by Lexi Churchill and Lomi Kriel, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
A man writes a message on a cross at a makeshift memorial left in memory of the victims killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, on May 21, 2018.

The majority of states require schools to undergo active shooter-related drills

Only Texas and Michigan have laws requiring all officers to complete active shooter training after the police academy


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