JOURDANTON, Tx. -(Ammoland.com)- The following was written and provided to NRA by Eric Kaiser, Chief of Police for the Jourdanton (Texas) Police Department and a Master Texas Peace Officer.
As a career law enforcement officer, I can tell you that there are no shortage of individuals out there who are ready and willing to teach and train you and your team on a countless number of topics related to keeping the public safe. “Experts” abound and sometimes it takes a flashlight and a roadmap to find those programs that can really add valuable insight and functional tools to your toolbox.
With that in mind, let me hit the rewind button for a moment and take you back to 2016. As a leader at my agency I am typically tasked with sorting through programs that our officers can absorb and implement in a fashion that makes spending valuable training hours on, a wise investment for our department. And it was in that frame of mind that I began the first (of many) conversations with NRA Field Representative Liz Foley and NRA School Shield Program Director Sheila Brantley about a school safety initiative that had not received the …Read the Rest