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Amid fallout from the Uvalde shooting, Texas DPS wants $1.2 billion for academy and active-shooter training facility

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The Texas Department of Public Safety wants $1.2 billion to turn its training center into a full-time statewide law enforcement academy. A state-of-the-art active-shooter facility would need a nearly half-billion-dollar investment from state taxpayers next year. The proposal comes as the agency faces heavy criticism over its response to the deadly elementary school shooting in Uvalde.
Published 2 months ago · Uvalde, United States

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