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Active shooter exercise planned at CHS

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A full-scale active shooter exercise is scheduled 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at Crawfordsville High School.

There will be a noticeable increase in law enforcement and first responders in the area surrounding Crawfordsville High School. This will include a fly-in and fly-out of a medical helicopter, set up of the mass casualty trailer and apparatus from other responding agencies.

The exercise will test the capabilities and plans of the City of Crawfordsville, Montgomery County and Crawfordsville High School to ensure an effective and efficient response.

Local organizations involved in the full-scale exercise include: City of Crawfordsville, Crawfordsville Police Department, Crawfordsville Fire and Rescue, Crawfordsville Community School Corporation, Montgomery County Multi-jurisdictional SWAT (CPD and MSCO personnel) and Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Department.

This full-scale exercise is the last exercise of a three-part series funded by the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, the State Homeland Security Program grant award amount is $106,000 dollars. The Montgomery County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Department wrote all three exercises to FEMA’s Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program standard.

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