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Officers, EMS crews participate in drill at Columbus Tech

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Officials at Columbus Technical college took part in a drill that will prepare them should they ever have an active shooter on campus.

Campus police officers acted as first responders to the scene, followed by Columbus Fire and EMS crews.

Classroom instruction was also part of the drill, and criminal justice students posed as injured students and staff members.

New bulletproof vests for Columbus Tech officers were also used for the first time during the drill.

The training exercise is an annual requirement of the Technical College System of Georgia.

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