Galt teachers and other employees will have the opportunity to use and recognize different types of guns in a class sponsored by the Galt Police Department. The voluntary course was unanimously approved by the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District board on Wednesday.
“Any service that would provide an awareness and (the) abilities to keep staff and students safe is valuable,” teacher Susan Petersen said, adding that she may be interested in a class for self-defense purposes or strategies that would help protect her students. “From a parent’s point of view, I would appreciate any extra effort a school system participated in that would also help to keep my children safe.”
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