2015-10-07 / For The Record

ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING FOR CHURCHES


CONTRIBUTED PHOTO CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Waynesboro recently hosted an active shooter training event for churches. Representatives of churches in Waynesboro as well as Augusta, Grovetown and Stapleton attended, according to Pastor Russell Folger. Supervisory Senior Resident FBI Agent Jim Harrison and FBI Intelligence Analyst McCarthy Butts presented at the event. Pastor Folger said he hosted the event to help church leaders know how to best react should a shooter ever enter their places of worship. Above, from left, are Butts, Harrison, Waynesboro Police Chief Augustus Palmer III, Richmond County School System Safety and Security Department Chief Alfonzo Williams, and Burke County Deputy Michael Murphy are pictured at the training.

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