KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Brian McGregor
exercise held in Kenner
Saturday, February 28th, 2015 the Kenner Police Department
hosted a Full-Scale Armed Intruder Exercise as part of our Training and
Exercise Program. This
training exercise took place at John James Audubon Elementary School
located at 200 West Loyola Drive, Kenner, Louisiana.
exercise was designed to test and validate the plans, policies, and
procedures of the below listed response agencies relative to an Armed
Intruder event and any emergency requiring a multi-agency coordinated
was a Full Scale Exercise which simulated a response from multiple
responders including, police, fire, and emergency medical personnel.
KPD also used local actors from The Renegades to act as the armed
of Kenner Fire Department
of Kenner Office of Emergency Management
of Kenner Police Department
Jefferson General Hospital EMS
Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Parish Department of Emergency Management
Jefferson Parish Public School
Parish Sheriff’s Office
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office
were approximately 301 participants, which
included 113 volunteers from area colleges, and 45 volunteer
participants from the Jefferson Parish Public School System.
The following organizations provided gift cards that were raffled
off to the volunteers who participated in this exercise.
The volunteers arrived as early as 6:00 A.M. and were a
tremendous help in increasing the realism in this event.
Babst Prestia, M.D.
Road • Building E, Suite 2