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Homeland security training at Port of Milwaukee tomorrow

May 4, 2009

More than 350 emergency response and law enforcement workers from 30 agencies within Wisconsin and Illinois are expected to participate in a full-scale homeland security exercise in the Port of Milwaukee tomorrow, the Milwaukee Police Department has announced.

“Heartland Initiative 2009” simulates a water-borne terrorist attack using radiological materials and will give participants the opportunity to exercise public health, crisis communications, tactical response, law enforcement, hazardous material recovery, port security and other emergency management capabilities. 

 

Multi-agency response teams will conduct a vessel boarding, dive operations and hazardous materials response, to include decontamination.

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