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Dalton Public Schools and Dalton Police Department Announce Summer Training Partnership

Dalton, GA — Dalton Public Schools is pleased to announce the continuation of a collaborative partnership with the Dalton Police Department. This summer, Hammond Creek Middle School will serve as the venue for a series of scheduled training sessions aimed at enhancing the skills and preparedness of our local police force.

The Active Shooter Training sessions will be held on the following dates:

  • June 5, 2024
  • June 12, 2024
  • June 19, 2024
  • June 26, 2024
  • July 1, 2024
  • July 17, 2024
  • July 24, 2024

During these sessions, officers will be using blanks within the school premises, and the sound of simulated gunshots may be heard. This training is not in response to any specific threat but is part of a routine effort to maintain the highest standards of readiness and community safety.

Additionally, the Dalton Police Department will conduct Defensive Tactics Training on the following dates:

  • June 6, 2024
  • June 13, 2024
  • June 20, 2024
  • June 27, 2024
  • July 2, 2024
  • July 18, 2024
  • July 25, 2024

Residents and community members should be aware that there will be a significant presence of police vehicles and personnel at Hammond Creek Middle School on these dates. We encourage everyone to remain calm and understand that these activities are part of the regular training to enhance the skills and preparedness of our local police force.

Dalton Public Schools is honored to support the Dalton Police Department in their efforts to improve community safety through comprehensive and realistic training programs.