Nonprofit gives Laramie County Sheriff's Department active shooter gear

CHEYENNE – When Jake Skifstad checked his pager in Colorado Springs on Black Friday in 2015, he had to reread the message over and over again: “Active shooter at Planned Parenthood.”

As a member of the Colorado Springs Police Department SWAT Team, Skifstad rushed to the scene. And while his team had gear that would protect them against this type of automatic gunfire, the normal officers did not.