RTD Emergency Response Drill on Thursday, Oct 6
Posted on 10.05.16
The RTD Full-Scale Exercise (FSE) is to coordinate a multi-agency law enforcement response to an active shooter and hostage situation onboard a rail car and to include regional Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams and other first responder organizations in the metro area. In addition, the drill will simulate real-life conditions to test coordination and communication between on-scene responders, RTD operations staff, RTD Transit Police and support personnel.
• RTD – Police/Dispatchers
• Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
• Arvada Fire Department
• Denver Fire Department
• Denver Health and Hospital Authority / Denver Health Paramedic Division
• Denver Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
• Denver SWAT
• Allied Universal
• Colorado Information Analysis Center
The B Line will continue to operate through this station during the exercise. We do not anticipate any service interruptions. Riders on the B Line will also be informed that this a training exercise.