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Idaho State University decides against rifles for campus security officers

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Idaho State Univ. cancels order for AR15 rifles Idaho State Univ. cancels order for AR15 rifles
POCATELLO, Idaho - Idaho State University has canceled an order for eleven AR-15 rifles for its campus security detail.

Associate Vice President Phil Moessner says the school originally ordered the weapons in August to have them on hand in case of a campus shooting.

Moessner says on second consideration, the school decided it would be better if local law enforcement, rather than campus security, dealt with an active shooter should that situation arise.

He says the school may still have to pay for some of the cost of the guns, but he hasn't said how much money that might be.

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