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Thomas County first responders prepare for active shooter scenario

Thomas county officials want to make sure their first responders are prepared in case of an active shooter situation.| Thomas county officials want to make sure their first responders are prepared in case of an active shooter situation.|
"My guys take training to another level now, not that they weren't already serious about it but the sheriff's office and our staff and deputies go full force when it comes to training," said Captain Steve Jones, Thomas County Sheriff's Office. "My guys take training to another level now, not that they weren't already serious about it but the sheriff's office and our staff and deputies go full force when it comes to training," said Captain Steve Jones, Thomas County Sheriff's Office.
"Alot of the school shooting have happened in small towns and we simply have to be aware of that," said Dr. Randolph H. Watts, Brookwood Headmaster. "Alot of the school shooting have happened in small towns and we simply have to be aware of that," said Dr. Randolph H. Watts, Brookwood Headmaster.

Thomas county officials want to make sure their first responders are prepared in case of an active shooter situation.

Thomasville police, SWAT, Thomas County deputies, and EMS participated in active shooter training Wednesday morning at Brookwood School.

"My guys take training to another level now, not that they weren't already serious about it but the sheriff's office and our staff and deputies go full force when it comes to training," said Captain Steve Jones, Thomas County Sheriff's Office.

Teachers, Faculty, and students also participated in the training, They said it was beneficial for everyone.

"Alot of the school shooting have happened in small towns and we simply have to be aware of that," said Dr. Randolph H. Watts, Brookwood Headmaster.

This was the first time the first responders have held the training at brookwood.

The Sheriff's office said it tries do active shooter training at every school in the county.

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