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Forum teaches educators, police about safer GA schools

TIFTON, GA (WTVM) -

Hundreds of law enforcers and school leaders are in Tifton this week learning how to make schools in south Georgia safer.

The U.S. Justice Department is trying to make sure officials are prepared for any situation that could occur at school or at a school event. Three-hundred fifty officials are attending the seminar.

U.S. Attorney Michael Moore said it's good for them to interact with each other.

"I want them to have built relationships where they can call on each other when something comes up," Moore said. "I want them to call on each other as they think about their contingency plans. I want that little light bulb to go off where they think, ‘I heard that, I need to do something about it."

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