Bill would allow Nebraska teachers to carry handguns in schools with 24 hours' training

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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:10 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

LINCOLN — Teachers who obtain 24 hours of additional training could carry concealed handguns in schools under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nebraska Legislature.

The bill would create a “level II” concealed carry permit that would require the holder to undergo training in addition to the roughly eight hours for a standard permit. The additional training would include best practices for active shooter situations, weapons retention methods and techniques related to barricading and evasion.

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