Local and state law enforcement agencies and first responders met with administration with the Sedalia 200 School District on April 4 for an active shooter emergency preparedness exercise.

Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond said in a news release that representatives from public safety agencies met to collaborate on how they would respond to an active shooter scenario at Smith-Cotton High School. "Participants discussed their various response roles in preparation for a field exercise to be conducted later this summer," said Bond.

Participants in the meeting included Sedalia 200 administration and support staff, the school resource officer for Sedalia 200, the Sedalia Police Department, Pettis County Sheriff's Office, Sedalia Fire Department, Pettis County Fire Protection District, Pettis County Ambulance District, Pettis County EMA and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Pettis County Sheriff's Office