Motorists along Hood Road should not be concerned if they see a number of emergency workers, flashing lights and sheriff's officer with weapons drawn at a plant there today.
The Pickens sheriff office will hold a class involving other emergency workers, volunteers and involving displays of firearms for live training today
at Precision Cabinets/ the old shoe plant on Hood Road.
The “active shooter drill” allow emergency responders and law enforcement agencies to train on how to handle a shooter in a public building.
The training exercise will also involve volunteers to play the part of the public.