90 Miles From Tyranny : Texas Tech Police Believe Campus Carry Has Made School Safer

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Texas Tech Police Believe Campus Carry Has Made School Safer

If you want to get an anti-gunner spun up, just ask them about campus carry. They completely lose their minds over the idea of law-abiding adults being able to carry on a college campus. They just can’t even.

However, proponents of campus carry argue that it makes schools safer. After all, what would have happened at Virginia Tech if an armed student had met the killer during his first stop?

But for most of us, it’s pretty academic. We’re not really on college campuses, so it’s just a discussion topic.

Police on college campuses, however, are there. They’re on campuses each and every day, so they see the reality.

On at least one campus, the police believe campus carry is a good thing and has made their school safer.

Campus carry has been law in Texas for two years now, and Texas Tech police say the law makes the university a safer place.

They say the policy even deters potential active shooters from attempting a mass shooting situation.

“I believe it makes the campus a safer place, to live, learn and educate,” said Amy Ivey, a lieutenant at the Texas Tech Police Department.

Tech police say in a potential active shooter situation, someone might be able to stop it if they are armed.

Now, Texas Tech doesn’t just count on campus carry to make the school safe. They also do active shooter training that also includes going hands-on with a shooter.

That said, there’s something that needs to be talked about that’s not specifically mentioned here, but is implied.

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