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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 10, 2012
 
Halifax Community College hosts active shooter/lockdown responder drill
 
Responder Drill
Halifax Community College (HCC) hosted an active shooter/lockdown responder drill on Oct. 6 on campus. The drill was used to test safety policies and procedures as well as communications between agencies. All total, more than 150 responders participated in the drill and 15 agencies and organizations were represented. Pictured is the Roanoke Rapids Police Department Special Response Team in action. A student drill is planned for the HCC campus on Oct. 25.
 
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Interim Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., rhoadesd@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239