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Wisconsin colleges have plans to deal with shooters


Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's public university and technical college systems say each system has emergency plans that include how to respond to a campus shooting.

University of Wisconsin System officials say each campus has an all-hazards plan with responses for emergencies including an active shooter. They say the campuses share the plans with faculty and students several ways including posting the plans online, presenting them during student orientations and sending them out via campus-wide email.

Officials with the Wisconsin Technical College System said each college has an all-hazards plan that includes active shooter scenarios. The colleges share the plans through the Internet and email as well as during new staff orientation and in-service sessions. The plans are typically posted on campus telephones as well.

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