Active shooter training drills begin this weekend at St. Paul Public Schools

This comes as districts across the country are reviewing security strategies following the Uvalde massacre
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Families in Howard County are being told to expect a large police presence around St. Paul Public Schools beginning this weekend.

Law enforcement will be participating in active shooter training drills this Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.

We’re told they’re also focused on getting a better understanding of the layout.

Police say this is just the first active shooter training drill that’s in the works, as a larger exercise will be happening in the near future.

St. Paul Public Schools says it will continue to work with authorities in the future to ensure the safety and security of students and staff.

All throughout the nation districts are reviewing their strategies following the deadly mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas last May.

19 students and two teachers were killed in the attack.

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