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Law enforcement agencies train for emergencies at Autzen Stadium

The training brought together agencies from across Oregon to work on inter-agency communication.

Posted: Jul 12, 2018 6:36 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Law enforcement agencies from Oregon converged on Autzen Stadium Thursday for a full-scale emergency management exercise.

Teams from the National Guard's 102nd Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - Civil Support Team (CST), the University of Oregon's Safety and Risk Services staff, and local law enforcement were all there.

The scenario and setting are designed to support mobilization and response of local and specialized state resources and capabilities, while the scope will enhance interagency relationships and capabilities with incident management beginning and sustaining at the local level, communicating with external resources as the situation dictates.

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