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University distributes hockey pucks to protect against active shooters

How do you stop a bad guy with a gun when there’s no good guy with a gun around? Maybe throw a hockey puck at him. A university in suburban Detroit is distributing hockey pucks as a form of self-defense against potential active shooters, according to reports. Because Oakland University has a no-weapons policy, university police Chief Mark Gordon suggested using a hockey puck to distract a shooter. “The first thing that came to my mind was a hockey puck. I was a hockey coach for my kids growing up. I remember getting hit in the head with a hockey puck once and it hurt,” university police Chief Mark Gordon told Detroit’s FOX 2. Gordon said to fight effectively, faculty and students need to be prepared to throw heavy objects th ...
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