Lakeland, Florida -- In Polk County, the Lakeland Police Department is offering a free "active shooter" class to certain people interested in preparing for -- and reacting to -- a shooting situation.

Business owners, school administrators, government officials and medical care workers are encouraged to apply. Companies are encouraged to pre-register at the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce's website.

The class takes place Wednesday, May 28 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Lakeland Center.

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