remains a heated topic on Capitol Hill, which is where the superintendent of
the Louisiana State Police was Tuesday night.
Col. Mike Edmonson
met with law enforcement agents from all over the country, including first
responders to the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary, the Aurora movie theater
and Columbine tragedies.
said they discussed just how prepared the rest of the country is to deal with
horrible tragedies like we've seen in recent years.
In a phone
interview Wednesday morning, he said he feels Louisiana is ahead of the curve.
the debates going on about gun control, those types of things that's important
to have that, but more important thing is to sit down in Louisiana," he
explained. "Sheriffs, chiefs and state police and we talk every day about
what's going on. We're very proactive. We believe in partnership and that's
where the public wins."