Skip to comments.Sheriff’s Department Rushes In School, Firing Blanks At Teachers To Test School’s Readiness
Posted on 05/02/2013 9:20:00 PM PDT by yldstrk
Teachers in rural Oregon are stunned after the local Sheriffs Department attempted to test their schools emergency readiness by sending two masked gunmen into the Pine Eagle Charter School, wearing hoodies and wielding handguns.
The event, which took place last Friday during a staff meeting of teachers, was part of a surprise drill conducted by the Sheriffs Department, aimed at testing Pine Eagles preparation for an assault by active shooters, who were in reality volunteer staff members of the school.
The volunteers fired blanks at everyone in the room, killing all but two of the teachers.
According to local media, the schools principal stated, it became clear very quickly just how many of the schools fifteen teachers would have survived. The answer: Not many.
The armed volunteers did not fear any threat of being shot by onlookers, who mistook them for being real shooters, due to the fact that the school is a gun-free zone and everyone in the room was unarmed.
The apparent goal of the drill was to demonstrate how defenseless individuals inside a school are, during such a situation.
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Lucky for them, nobody takes liberty seriously.
Yeah, no kidding. One of the dumbest stunts I’ve read about in a long time. Incredibly stupid.
A whole lot of folks should lose their job and face jail time.
They could have given somebody a heart attack, caused someone to shoot at them and risk other people’s live, etc.
They ASSumed everyone was unarmed. You know what they say.
Excellent demonstration of the need to arm teachers, though stupid at the same time.
Firing blanks at people is a great way to seriously wound somebody for no reason, or get shot themselves.
They should nickname this stunt “The Soetoro Protocol” since it could only have been conceived by a reckless idiot trying to sabotage the 2nd Amendment.
If any teacher had been carrying in a gun free zone they would have been fired.
The idiots who staged this are absolutely nuts.
>>”If any teacher had been carrying in a gun free zone they would have been fired.”
S/he could become employed again. The fool(s) would still be dead.
Why don’t they just bring prayer back into school?
They don’t need protection from guns but from evil. The killers will figure something else out, anyway, and with prayer, comes order, men willing to defend, and respect for freedom along with protection from evil.
We’ve allowed the atheists to win with their assertion that evil does not exist. But, in fact, it is they who offend by taking away our protection from the enemy. We wimp out in this.
No. People want government that will allow licentiousness. Abortion, gender bending, etc, enough to give up god and freedom, so cops raid the classroom.
Try THAT in Texas.
Oh, well, even Texas is not safe from all of this nonsense.
...except for the substitute teacher who was carrying the little Ruger LCP. He shot and killed both volunteers. Since he acted in defense of his own and others' lives, no charges have been filed against him. However, the sheriff who organized the staged attack has been arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, with additional charges expected to follow.
Could be fatal at that range. I somehow doubt the veracity of this story. If this really happened, these deputies are exquisitely reckless.
“The armed volunteers did not fear any threat of being shot by onlookers, who mistook them for being real shooters, due to the fact that the school is a gun-free zone and everyone in the room was unarmed. “
Never, ever, bet your life that anyone whom you haven’t just frisked is unarmed.
Try that in a Southside Chicago school.
[[Teachers in rural Oregon are stunned after the local Sheriffs Department attempted to test their schools emergency readiness by sending two masked gunmen into the Pine Eagle Charter School, wearing hoodies and wielding handguns.]]
But yet a police officer was fired for bringign a target to the shooting range- a NO SHOOT TARGET mind you,. that ‘resembled’ trayvon martin?
Wating for these polcie officers that scared the bejeebers out of teachers- and all thsoe who were invovled to be fired too-
They were sure it was safe for them to do it,,because it was a gun free zone. Insane.
Yes, professionals are predictable and follow the rules. However, the world is filled with rule breakers and amateurs. They were incredibly lucky someone didnt pull a gun and start shooting.
This has got to be the dumbest thing I have ever heard.
At work today (Public elementary school) I posed this scenario to a teacher and the principal, asking how they would react if someone did this. Then I informed them it actually happened in Oregon. My principal was incensed at the stupidity. Aside from the physical danger of the faux shooting (someone becoming injured in the melee, or a teacher just happen to be armed, and shooting back in self-defense) what if one of the staff members had a heart condition? Some dumb-ass idiot needs to be fired for this.
You can’t make this stuff up.
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2 masked gunman dead at my local school...Film at 11....*S*
Blanks can kill
I was thinking of going into the local police station and testing their readiness by firing blanks at them.
Even if nobody there was armed, they were lucky someone didn’t tackle one of them and beat the crap out of them. It would take quite a while for “it’s a drill” to sink in to the person doing the beating.
I can see the lawsuit now for PTSD, night terrors, etc. What a dumb stunt. Beyond that, there could have been injuries just by resistance with whatever was at hand, hot coffee carafe, attacking the gunmen physically, and so forth.
only 2 minutes - pass it on after viewing. it is going viral ...
...counselors are now available. A team of lawyers will be available during this week’s student production of “How to Waste a Few Million” and get excellent advice from local Democratic and Union leaders on where and when to stage your next fiasco. *that’s all for now,over and out*
Pity none of the teachers were armed...
Who would’ve thought that this was a good idea??!
I’m going to hang out a shingle as a ‘Common-Sense Consultant’. Pay me 5k for an hour consultation to talk you out of your idiotic idea, or pay the 5 million in lawsuits.
That was a pretty good video.
I would like to know why those involved are not in jail for the numerous felonies committed during this “experiment.”
For example, assault, menacing, terrorist threats, violation of Title 18 USC civil rights under color of law and in the case of the school administration being accessories before the fact, or co-conspirators. And I’m sure that’s just a tiny fraction of the charges that should be brought.
Civil liability against all should run into the tens of millions.
Who will prosecute them? Who has standing to sue?
Nothing will happen to these guys. Thin Blue Line and all.
I may be overboard with this idea, but it seems to me that the sheriff’s next move is simply to tell the community that they need more officers so that they can be used to protect the schools.
To me, this seems to be nothing more than an opportunity to get more officers/money. Maybe I am sounding like a conspiracy theorist, but that’s how it seems to me.
They should go to the grocery store and throw cans of soup at people and
say nobody was prepared for cans of soup being thrown at them. good grief.
thye sure wouldn’t dare to do that in a school where teachers carried guns, would they?
One teacher with a gun would have ended that drill and proved how teachers can protect schools
These a-holes should be sued for a whole slew of reasons.
That’s what I was thinking conservaterian.
I would have beaten the hell out of the closest shooter.
And this act may give other schools the idea to do a mock terror attack. Someone is going to die.
What an F’ing bunch of Moroons, just think if someone had CC......
This does not sound like it was a good idea.
Everyone should see it!!
The one thing I instilled on my wife and daughter from day one (actually discussed it with the wife before we got married) is that in a situation woth a mugger/like this, whatever, ‘we are likely to die anyway so go down swingin’.
Because in truth, people doing nothing, die anyway.
The kid actually told me she remembered that when she went through SERE ;)
This story is B.S.
Even assuming nobody was armed, an unarmed teacher could have (and probably should have) rushed the pretend perps. Somebody could have gotten hurt or even killed.
“Yeah, no kidding. One of the dumbest stunts Ive read about in a long time. Incredibly stupid.”
Typical of every school in this country.
Those idiots are damn lucky there wasn’t one or two of the teachers that WERE armed. That would have ended REAL BADLY for both sides.
well no sheet, I saw a demonstration at Old Olathe days where the guy fired a “blank” into a Cock can and it left a hole, so these guys are led by a complete numbskull