First responders practice active-shooter strategies in Lamar County

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Department hosted “dozens” of other first responders Wednesday morning in a staged “active shooter” scenario.
Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 11:36 AM CDT
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PURVIS, Miss. (WDAM) - The Lamar County Sheriff’s Department hosted “dozens” of other first responders Wednesday morning in a staged “active shooter” scenario.

The drill at Purvis Lower Elementary allowed law enforcement and medical personnel a chance to develop strategies to deal with an actual active shooter situation, but also the tactics needed to carry out such a plan.

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