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Heads Up – simulated gunfire for active shooter response **EXERCISE**” at EPA HQ from 3-3:30pm

by Prince Of Petworth August 11, 2016 at 2:50 pm 2 Comments

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From Alert DC:

“Subject: EPA Headquarters Response Drill Aug 11

Federal Triangle,

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Headquarters will be performing an internal, occupant-focused active shooter response **EXERCISE** drill on Thursday, August 11, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm. The drill will take place on the 3rd floor of the William Jefferson Clinton East Building, located at 1201 Constitution Ave., NW.

The drill will begin with simulated gunfire with oversight from EPA Federal Agents, security, and facilities management. Drill participants and controllers will be readily identified by wearing blue (Player) or red (Controller) vests.”

  • Ben

    How long until a 9-11 call comes in for an active shooter (ala Andrews Air Force base in late June)?

    • CHGal

      Well that’s kind of the purpose of this announcement. So people know it’s a drill.

      Still, I hate that we live in a world where this is necessary.


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