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SWAT training at North Augusta schools

Don't be alarmed by drill, officials tell parents

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 9:03 AM
Last updated 6:47 PM
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 Editor's note: An earlier version of this brief did not make clear that the North Augusta Elementary drill was Thursday.

North Augusta Public Safety and SWAT team members may be seen at two elementary schools this week while conducting a mock emergency drill.

The drill is a follow-up interaction with school’s personnel from the SWAT team’s assessment made in training several weeks ago, according to a news release.

Training will be conducted at Hammond Hill Elementary today during the morning and North Augusta Elementary around noon Thursday.

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soapy_725 01/29/13 - 10:14 am
Now we know why the government is

staging all of the body bags at locations in the 12 Federal Districts. And the "urban warfare training" exercises. Gun ownership has created a need for a "new scenario" of how to deal with PANIC. PANIC is the one thing that government fears. PANIC cannot be controlled.

The government always plays games to see what the public reaction may be.

sarah_rib 01/29/13 - 11:45 am
SWAT Drill at NAE

After seeing this I immediately called NAE because I was unaware that this was going to happen today. However, It is not scheduled for today> Weekly papers go home tomorrow notifying parents about the drill for JANUARY 31, 2013. It would be nice to read correct information esp regarding our schools. thank you

Sean Moores
Sean Moores 01/29/13 - 12:05 pm
@ sarah_rib

Thank you for correcting us. Hammond Hills is today. North Augusta Elementary is the 31st. We are fixing it now.

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