ROSEBURG, Ore. - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is holding an annual in-service training for deputies during Roseburg School District's Spring Break which runs Monday, March 26th -Friday, March 30th.
The training will be held at Winchester Elementary School where deputies will receive instruction in First Aid/CPR, Defensive Tactics and will participate in scenario based training.
Deputies want community members to be aware that the scenario based training will look like an active shooter/active threat response. They said there will be simulated gunfire, yelling and a police presence in the area. They said signage will be present indicating a training exercise is in session.
For the safety of the community and deputies, officials said the school campus will be closed to the public during the training sessions each day, which start at 7:00 am and end at 5:00 pm.