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Collin College to be Texas’ first community college with armed marshal program



by Jobin Paniquer

As students sit in the library and cram for their final exams, it’s likely that the last thing on their minds is safety. This week, Collin College is turning the page, becoming the first community college in Texas to have a marshal program.

In 2015, the Texas Legislature expanded the marshal program to two-year colleges. The program is specialized training for full-time employees who have a license to carry a weapon — and now, an obligation to act at the scariest times.

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