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DeKalb County School Police w/ McNair

A DeKalb County School resource officer patrols the gym. A DeKalb County School resource officer patrols the gym.
The DeKalb County School Police command center can monitor 137 schools in real-time. The DeKalb County School Police command center can monitor 137 schools in real-time.
Police helped staff evacuated McNair Discovery Learning Center when a gunman came on campus. Police helped staff evacuated McNair Discovery Learning Center when a gunman came on campus.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

When just seconds can mean saving or losing a life, first-responders have an incredible responsibility.

Just weeks ago, a 20-year-old man armed with an AK-47 and nearly 500 rounds of ammunition suddenly walked onto the campus of McNair Discovery Academy. Immediately, DeKalb County law enforcement had quite a job on their hands.

Good Day's Tacoma Perry recently spoke with the DeKalb County School Police Department about their rapid response in the McNair incident; including, the importance of evacuation and having emergency plans in all schools.

CLICK ON THE VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH TACOMA'S REPORT!

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