KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael J. Glaser
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Brian McGregor
exercise to be held in Kenner
On Saturday, February 28th,
2015 at 9:00 a.m. the Kenner Police Department is hosting an Armed
Intruder Full-Scale Exercise as part of our Training and Exercise
Program. This training
exercise will take place at John James Audubon Elementary School located
at 200 West Loyola Drive, Kenner, Louisiana.
exercise will 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 response effort.
a Full Scale Exercise that will simulate a response from multiple
responders including, police, fire, and emergency medical personnel.
During the event there may be may be loud noises associated with
the exercise, including, but not limited to: simulated gunfire and/or
explosions; sirens, fire alarms, and screaming.
There will be a closure of West Loyola Drive between Loyola Drive
and West Notre Dame Drive for the duration of the exercise.
Exceptions will be made for residents who will be allowed to
leave and return to their homes.
note that this will not be a media event.
The Public Information Officer (PIO) position is one of the
functions being tested in this exercise; therefore, PIO’s will be
unavailable to media. It
should be noted that due to the sensitivity of the tactics and identity
of some responders, filming will be restricted to approved areas on the
exterior of the venue only.
Kenner Fire Department
Kenner Office of Emergency Management
Kenner Police Department
Jefferson General Hospital EMS
Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness
Harahan Police Department
Parish Department of Emergency Management
Parish Public School System
Parish Sheriff’s Office
Parish Sheriff's Office