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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Sheriff Encourages More Good Guys to Carry Guns, Fight Bad Guys

Speaking Up Can Save Lives


Last updated 9/17/2019 at 7:06pm

Chevon Baccus

Polk Sheriff Grady Judd

"See something or hear something, say something." That's the advice Polk Sheriff Grady Judd gave Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce members at a breakfast Thursday, Sept. 12 as the most effective way to avoid an active shooter situation.

Judd said prevention is key because a "nut" with a gun can do tremendous damage within the first two to five minutes, before most law officers can even arrive on scene at a crisis situation.

Judd also advocated having more trained "good guys" carrying concealed weapons.

"It's the absolute truth when a madman comes in with a gun, the only thing that stops a bad...

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