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‘Know what to do,’ Yukon officer urges

“Anything you can do to make yourself safe and to make sure you get home safe, that’s a win,” said Master Sgt. Scott Franklin. Franklin, a school resource officer with more than 28 years of experience, including 18 years in Yukon, said making sure everyone remains safe in an active-shooter situation is a priority. Franklin…

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Search nets 5 pounds of pot, four arrests

Yukon police seized more than five pounds of suspected marijuana and arrested four people after serving a search warrant early Friday. According to a news release from the Yukon Police Department, officers served a search warrant around 6:05 a.m. Friday at 909 Cedar Ave. The search warrant was the result of an investigation that began…

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Training offers police hands-on experience with mass casualties

EL RENO — The pop, pop, pop that resonated throughout the church were obvious sounds of guns being fired. By the time the five police officers approached the scene, it was too late. One person lay dead, two others were wounded. One man walked from a room with a gun in his hand, another gunman…

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Yukon Police Officer fires weapon during chase

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Yukon police officer fired a weapon early Friday at a suspect following a slow-speed chase. Authorities with the Yukon Police Department said the incident began at about 1:47 a.m. Friday when the officer, whose name has not been released, attempted to stop a 2016 Chevrolet…

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Yukon Public Schools transitioning to A.L.I.C.E. Model

For a number of years, schools across the nation have practiced the “Lockdown Model,” when it comes to protection against a school emergency, such as a school shooting. However, there is a new model of protection that is rapidly becoming more and more popular as the number of school shootings and emergencies increases year by…

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Two year old dies after auto-pedestrian accident on Cornwell Drive

Police Chief John Corn confirmed Wednesday morning two-year-old Chevy Lee died after being hit by a truck on the 900 block of Cornwell Drive on Tuesday night. Emergency calls were received around 6:40 p.m. Tuesday that a toddler was laying in the road on Cornwell Drive. Several 9-1-1 calls stated “it didn’t look good” and that…

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