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Westlake police, feds to conduct active shooter training in Westlake on Tuesday

Residents, businesses should not be alarmed
Generic: Day Police Lights
Posted at 4:18 PM, Jul 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-15 16:19:31-04

WESTLAKE, Ohio — The U.S. Marshal Service and Westlake Police Department will be holding an active shooter training session at Parkside Intermediate School on July 19, according to a release from Westlake police.

Residents and businesses should be aware of the increased police presence between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., but should not be alarmed as this is a scheduled simulation, the release said.

The scenarios that will be practiced include screaming and shouting inside the building, simulation and blank-fire ammunition.

Westlake police is “fully committed” to preparing and rehearsing a response to any incident that may happen in the city.

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