Folks, Sheriff Joe Arpaio's school-patrol posse is so serious about school safety that posse members will be setting up a school-shooting simulation this weekend as a test.
Have we mentioned yet that actor Steven Seagal will be supervising the festivities?
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"On Saturday, February 9, 2013, qualified armed volunteers from Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's posse will undergo their first ever training event which simulates an actual school shooting," an Arpaio press release says. "Sheriff Arpaio, who ordered the training, says six instructors will lead 40 armed posse volunteers through four different scenarios where a shooter or shooters come onto a school campus with the intent to kill."
The NRA-blessed posse will be holding this drill in Fountain Hills -- the actual school isn't disclosed -- and 25 kids between the ages of 14 and 18 have apparently volunteered to be involved.
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"Instructors from the Sheriff's Office SWAT division as well as certified instructor/actor/posse volunteer Steven Segal will lead the all-day training exercises on various aspects on shooting scene management including room entry tactics and hand to hand tactics," Arpaio's press release says.
Thank goodness. Folks, please watch the instructional video below on how to stop a school shooting: