CDZ Would Police Dogs be an effective means to neutralize school shooters?

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    Given that most of the shooting in a school attack happens without warning and is over within a few minutes, rapid response is essential. Would a Police Dog under the control of a patrolling officer be effective against a shooter? I believe it would. The dog could also be outfitted with a bullet proof vest to increase it's chances of surviving. What do you think?
     
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    sounds like a good idea to me MMike .
     
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    Sounds better than forcing me to buy an AR from a drug dealer in the hood
     
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    Interesting idea, but Gary Larson beat you to the punch on this one

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    Big dogs in schools alone might work.....and a calming influence on students too.
     
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    The type of dogs you train to charge after a person with a gun are not the type of dogs you have in contact with the general population.
     
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    What would happen to children who are afraid of the dogs? I think Bengal Tigers would be more appropriate way to stop school shootings, and easy to feed since Michael Obama's food for school program has plenty of left overs.. but if a person doesn't follow the GUN FREE ZONE law and enters with a weapon, the tiger who cant read either is there to stop the shooter..

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    Whatever happed to Gary Larson?
     
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    He didn't want the Far Side to go on forever so he retired. He probably makes enough on royalties and book sales to get by.
     
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    That's an idea worth exploring. It's expensive to train a police dog but may well be worth it.
     
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