AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) – Faculty members at Oakland University in suburban Detroit received hockey pucks and are being trained to use them to potentially thwart active shooters.
WDIV-TV reports the American Association of University Professors distributed pucks to its 800 members.READ MORE: BREAKING: Three Dismembered Bodies Found In Fort Worth Dumpster
University Police Chief Mark Gordon says to fight effectively, faculty and students need to be prepared to throw heavy objects that will cause a distraction. Gordon says pucks fit the bill and can conveniently be carried in brief cases or backpacks.READ MORE: Dallas Police Investigating Shooting On Inspiration Drive That Left Teen Darius Ali Claiborn Dead
The faculty union also is working with student groups to distribute an additional 1,700 pucks to students.MORE NEWS: Texas Officials: Only 225 Migrants Remain In Border Town Of Del Rio
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