Written by the OUTLOOK’s Dave Schmidt

(4-5-23) To many times after a deadly shooting we focus on the shooter and not about the heroes who put their lives on the line. Let’s take a look at these Nashville Police Officers who showed true acts of heroism.

On March 27, 2023, a mass shooting occurred at The Covenant School, a private Presbyterian Church in America parochial school in the Green Hills neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee.

Nashville police officers Rex Engelbert and Michael Collazo

In the You Tube video below you can hear from Nashville Police Chief Chief John Drake, Midtown Hills Precinct Commander Dayton Wheeler, Detective Sergeant Jeff Mathes, Officer Rex Engelbert, and Detective Michael Collazo speak about the March 27 response to The Covenant School.

Officers from Covenant School Active Shooter Response Speak at News Conference

Metropolitan Nashville Police Department You Tube Video

Six innocent people lost their lives, three adults and the three nine year old students. The actions of these officers helped to save others who were under attact when they found the suspect on the 2nd floor shooting at those below.

TOP: Katherine Koonce (60), Cynthia Peak (61) and Evelyn Dieckhaus (9)
BOTTOM: Michael “Mike” Hill (61), William Kinney (9) and Hallie Scruggs (9)

Covenant School Active Shooter Case–MNPD Body Camera Footage

You Tube Video

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