Sunday, November 16, 2014

‘I thought he was going to shoot me.’ Unsuspecting middle school students terrified by active shooter drill.

Police officers in Florida surprised students, teachers and parents Thursday with an active shooter drill. And by “active shooter drill,” we mean that a Winter Haven middle school went into lockdown as two armed police officers burst into classrooms, guns drawn, leaving the unsuspecting children terrified — and their parents furious.
In this photo from an active shooter drill in New Jersey in mid-October, Bergen County and Paramus police corner a gunman and his hostage. (Kevin R. Wexler/The Record of Bergen County via AP)


Polk County Public Schools spokesman Jason Gearey said in an e-mailed statement to The Washington Post.

“We don’t want students to be scared,"

Stacy Ray told WTVT that she received a text from her seventh-grade daughter Lauren Marionneaux after two armed officers burst into her classroom. Winter Haven police told The Post that one of the officers had his duty firearm – a handgun – drawn. The gun was loaded,
 as required. The other officer was carrying an unloaded AR-15. According to Ray, one of her other children texted:

“I thought he was going to shoot me.”

Source: Article November 14


2 comments:

Galt-in-Da-Box said...

Kinda makes you wonder if Sandy Hook wasn't one of these gone bad:
They cocked up and sent in a homicidal maniac with a badge, who flipped out at that particular moment.

texlahoma said...

Galt - Real interesting thought, not my theory, but all we really know is, it didn't go down like they say it did.

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