FAYETTE COUNTY, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office provided a free conceal & carry class for school staff.
Fayette County Sheriff Chris Smith says they provided the free conceal and carry class to 88 Fayette County school staff.
Sheriff Smith says they had 5 instructors who also volunteer their time.
Sheriff Smith says, as an extra, they spent time showing teachers about keeping their classroom safe should an active shooter enter.
And, they also showed them disarming and weapon retention.
Sheriff Smith says he is very proud of the staff that came and helped.
He added the event was sponsored by TAC-OPS-911, Jason Plummer and Blaine Wilhour.