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MEDIA ADVISORY: MUPD, Area Law Enforcement to Conduct Emergency Training Drill

November 22nd, 2016

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217, hurstn@missouri.edu

WHAT: The MU Police Department, in collaboration with the Columbia Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Boone County Sheriff’s Department, and Columbia Fire and EMS will conduct an extensive training exercise on the MU campus.

Students on campus, motorists and pedestrians in the area of the exercise should expect to see a number of uniformed law enforcement officers including the Columbia Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT). The department’s armored SWAT vehicle and other first response vehicles also will be on scene.

WHO: Area law enforcement officials and first responders.

WHEN
& WHERE: The afternoon and evening of Monday, Nov. 21
Laws Hall, at the corner of Tiger Ave. and Kentucky Blvd.
MU campus

NOTE: We’re asking all of our media partners to share this information as widely as possible to help in notifying the public that these are exercises and there is no need to call 9-1-1 or take other actions.

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