For more information, contact:
Chief Anthony J. Facos
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2016
Tactical Training Exercises at U-32 High School
The Montpelier Police Department will be conducting a series of scenario based training exercises at the Union 32 School in East Montpelier on Monday April 18 and Tuesday April 19. The training will begin at 8:00 AM and conclude at 4:00 PM each day.
The training will include a variety of scenarios that will involve active shooter response, crisis de-escalation, and tactical first aid. Due to the nature of this "force on force" training, there may be sounds and visible activity that is associated with the simulated armed encounters during the exercises. There will be metal signs posted outside the school announcing "Police Training in Progress." The goal of the training is to maintain officer readiness in their response to difficult situations and to hone their life-saving and tactical skills.
The training locations will not be open to the public during the hours stated above. During the training, there will be observers from the Vermont School Crisis Planning Team and the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.