You don’t have to be employed by a public safety department to learn about the work that police officers, firefighters and paramedics do.
Right here in our own communities, there are opportunities to become educated about the intricacies of the jobs, which in turn, helps us to keep ourselves and others safe.
Recently, I, along with 29 other educators from Utah County, took part in the Utah County Sheriff’s Office Teachers Academy. This four-week, six-part course was designed to teach educators what to do in emergencies, especially school shooter situations, to better protect themselves and their students.
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