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‘We must be prepared’: Sheriff’s Office leads survival exercise at High Point Elementary | Clearwater
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‘We must be prepared’: Sheriff’s Office leads survival exercise at High Point Elementary | Clearwater

CLEARWATER — An active assailant exercise was recently conducted at High Point Elementary School, as Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri led a mass-casualty simulation July 20.The multi-agency event took place following months of planning, according to Gualtieri, who was picked by Gov. Ron DeSantis to lead the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland in February 2018 but was delayed due to the coronavirus.“What we did today was something we’ve been wanting to do for years but weren’t able to do because of COVID,” Gualtieri said during a press conference roughly an hour into the drill, whi...